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5 stereotypes of older workers—and how you can combat the bias and get hired

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Do you think you may suffer from age discrimination in the job market?

Hiring bias against any worker age 40 and older is illegal, but some job seekers still experience it.

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Be ready for a new career in months

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Want to learn job skills and get ready for a new career in a hurry? Short-term training programs can be a great choice.

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Find the certifications employers value the most

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Ready to boost your career?

Earning a certification is a great place to start.

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Networking? Start using social media!

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Even though networking is a very effective job search method, it can be daunting to pick up the phone or walk into a room and start talking.

Online networking offers another way to reach a large group of people who can power up your job search.

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Top 10 in-demand IT skills

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It’s the third annual Computer Science Education Week, a national call to action promoting computer science education and computer careers.

It’s a terrific opportunity for kids to learn about and expand their computer sills—but gaining those skills isn’t just for kids.

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Create your personal brand

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Why take the time to develop a personal brand?

Besides helping you identify your personal strengths, having a brand can pull your resume to the top of the pile, make you shine in interviews, and leave your LinkedIn readers positively wowed.

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Spruce up your resume with the Resume Guide

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Ready to begin or fix up your resume? Before you dive right in, take the time to check out the strategies and tips in CareerOneStop’s Resume Guide.

It doesn’t have to take long—and the payoff will be worth it!

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Take ownership of your career story

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We all know that the days of a 40-year career at one company are mostly history. Today, our individual skills, talents, and accomplishments are the keys to career advancement.

But how exactly does one go about creating a career path—and landing that next great job—with a series of diverse experiences?

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Expand your mid-career job search

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Time for a new job?

Don’t feel limited to looking within your current industry—your skills may be more transferrable than you think!

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Time for a career tune-up?

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The economy’s looking up—how’s your career looking?

If you don’t perform regular self-checks on your career, right now is a great time for a career tune-up. Get started with these five questions to help assess how your career is doing.

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