Getting That Job In The Social Media Age

Your online profile in social media can be impressive versus newcomers to the job market.

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As a senior who is looking for a job, you may find the thought of competing against all those bright young people in the job marketplace somewhat daunting.

It’s not surprising to see a senior write online about the challenges of getting around the age factor in the job hunt. After all, some employers may exhibit ageism and preferentially hire younger people.

Even if you’re well-respected, dynamic and an action-oriented professional you may well wonder how best to navigate in that treacherous job market. Continue reading “Getting That Job In The Social Media Age”

Back in the Saddle: Use Social Media to Restart Your Career

back in the saddleThis article is contributed by Ryan Currie.

It is estimated that over 20% of the U.S. workforce is over the age of 55. In fact, many people are surprised to hear that over 75% of all 65 year-olds have less than $5,000 in the bank for retirement! The sagging economy and stats like these only highlight the need of seniors to work longer and harder than ever. Continue reading “Back in the Saddle: Use Social Media to Restart Your Career”

Get That Job By Networking On LinkedIn

LinkedIn This article is contributed by Jenny Wadlow. LinkedIn is something of a phenomenon. We’re all used to social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter, but if you are looking for a way of increasing your contacts and your business profile then a business networking site is key, and there’s no better than LinkedIn. Continue reading “Get That Job By Networking On LinkedIn”