Category: Older workers

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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Over 50 and overqualified?

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The job market is improving for older workers, but many still deal with the concern that they may appear overqualified to a prospective employer.

Mount a defensive against this assumption by putting yourself in the employer’s shoes.

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Good work for Labor Day

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Learn how CareerOneStop can help make this your best Labor Day ever!

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

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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