Category: Older workers

Find a workplace culture you’ll thrive in

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Thriving in a workplace culture can be a happy accident-or a well-planned success.

Learn how to match your work values to a workplace culture.

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Is this your time to start a small business?

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Changing circumstances in the economy may be making self-employment a more intriguing option to consider, and there are plenty of helpful training and information resources to help you explore the possibilities.

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Set up a networking event via video conference

Learn how to organize an online networking event to share job leads, generate business ideas, and more.

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5 career planning ideas to help jumpstart your New Year’s goals

It’s the middle of December, and there’s no reason to think this December will differ from nearly every December on record: the New Year will be here before you know it.

What a great time to get started on your New Year’s career goals.

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5 in-demand careers for seniors

If you’re in your fifties, sixties, or seventies and planning to keep working for a while, you’re in good company.

Check out these five careers that are in-demand and well suited to workers with transferable skills from other jobs.

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Find new in-demand certifications

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Looking to boost your career by earning a certification that employers value?

CareerOneStop has recently updated its in-demand certification list.

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Find a career that engages you

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Have you ever asked yourself: “What would it be like to do work I am really passionate about?”

And the natural follow up question: “How do I find a job like that?”

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Older workers have strong prospects

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Hear about effective job search strategies from older workers from career counselor John Coffey.

Coffey, age 70, speaks from personal—as well as professional—experience.

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Mentoring makes a difference

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Is the impulse to help others an innate human trait?

Helping others through mentoring is beneficial for both mentors and mentees, and has been around as long as human relationships have existed.

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SWOT analysis: your year-end career review

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Starting to think about your New Year’s resolutions and goals? 

The end of a calendar year is a great time to reflect on your career aspirations and progress–and set yourself up to set career goals for the coming year.

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