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Help Wanted: In Unexpected Twist, Some Skilled Jobs Go Begging - Wall Street Journal

Help Wanted: In Unexpected Twist, Some Skilled Jobs Go Begging - Wall Street Journal | 50+ Careers | Scoop.it
Wall Street JournalHelp Wanted: In Unexpected Twist, Some Skilled Jobs Go BeggingWall Street JournalTechnicians have to climb 50-foot communications towers, clamber up utility poles and work outdoors through Wyoming winters and Kansas summers.
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Welcome Back – Re-entering the Workforce After 50

Welcome Back – Re-entering the Workforce After 50 | 50+ Careers | Scoop.it
So you took the last 10 years off to raise your kids, travel the world, provide respite for an aging parent, or who knows why? Now you are ready to re-enter the workforce.  I have two things to tell you: 1) WELCOME BACK!
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Career Confessions of an HR Professional HR, Recruiting, Social ...

Career Confessions of an HR Professional HR, Recruiting, Social ... | 50+ Careers | Scoop.it
Everyone is too busy helping others (re: paying clients). Nowhere is this more evident to me than the career management strategy of your typical human resources generalist, manager, director, chief-cook-and-bottle-washer.
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New Digital Platform from AARP Helps Experienced Pennsylvania Workers Find ... - Sacramento Bee

New Digital Platform from AARP Helps Experienced Pennsylvania Workers Find ... - Sacramento Bee | 50+ Careers | Scoop.it
USA TODAYNew Digital Platform from AARP Helps Experienced Pennsylvania Workers Find ...Sacramento Bee"Work Reimagined enables experienced workers to come together in a vibrant online community to share your views and help move through 'what's next'...
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Underemployed grads: Suffering from college major remorse - CNN

Underemployed grads: Suffering from college major remorse - CNN | 50+ Careers | Scoop.it
For hints of where solid employment might be in the future, the federal government studies job growth in hundreds of careers, some requiring bachelor's and higher-level degrees and some that do not. Nearly ...
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VIII. Thou Shalt Not Obsess Over the Cover Letter

VIII. Thou Shalt Not Obsess Over the Cover Letter | 50+ Careers | Scoop.it
The old model for finding a job looked like this: When I graduated from college (back in the dark ages) we were taught that all one needed to do to find a job was write a good cover letter and resume and send them to a couple dozen employers via...
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Spouses With Careers on Hold Help Propel Women to Top Jobs - BusinessWeek

Spouses With Careers on Hold Help Propel Women to Top Jobs - BusinessWeek | 50+ Careers | Scoop.it
Spouses With Careers on Hold Help Propel Women to Top JobsBusinessWeek“When you look around at our bank, all of the women in the most senior management positions have families and also have husbands who have chosen to scale back their careers so that...
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How to Get Ahead in the Talent War | Career Management and ...

How to Get Ahead in the Talent War | Career Management and ... | 50+ Careers | Scoop.it
I've frequently talked not only about the necessity of creating a personal, humanized brand statement for job seekers and employees in general, but also about.
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Older workers keep working ... for fun - Mother Nature Network

Older workers keep working ... for fun - Mother Nature Network | 50+ Careers | Scoop.it
Mother Nature NetworkOlder workers keep working ... for funMother Nature Network... 69 said that this was the happiest time in their career.
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How do I volunteer my retirement years so I truly make a difference? - Globe and Mail

How do I volunteer my retirement years so I truly make a difference? - Globe and Mail | 50+ Careers | Scoop.it
Globe and MailHow do I volunteer my retirement years so I truly make a difference?
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Help! It's the Beatles' boys - Telegraph.co.uk

Help! It's the Beatles' boys - Telegraph.co.uk | 50+ Careers | Scoop.it
Telegraph.co.ukHelp! It's the Beatles' boysTelegraph.co.ukSimply by choosing careers as musicians the four have already sorely tempted fate. Sean Lennon has made several records, but can anyone hum just one of his songs?
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Career over 50- more 50plus women setting up businesses ...

Career over 50- more 50plus women setting up businesses ... | 50+ Careers | Scoop.it
Career over 50: More women over 50 are setting up businesses than ever before. Careers do begin at 50.
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For Career Changers, It Pays to Talk to Strangers - AARP News (blog)

For Career Changers, It Pays to Talk to Strangers - AARP News (blog) | 50+ Careers | Scoop.it
AARP News (blog)For Career Changers, It Pays to Talk to StrangersAARP News (blog)This freelance writer, consultant and radio producer has served as a job coach in the AARP Foundation WorkSearch Program since January 2011, helping adults 50+ who are...
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Job Interview? Think Oprah! - Huffington Post (blog)

Job Interview? Think Oprah! - Huffington Post (blog) | 50+ Careers | Scoop.it
Job Interview? Think Oprah!Huffington Post (blog)Her book, Land the Job You Love: 10 Surefire Strategies for Jobseekers Over 50, is a step-by-step guide that helps you turn your age into an advantage.
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Job Search Help on Your Mobile Phone? There's an App For That!

Job Search Help on Your Mobile Phone? There's an App For That! | 50+ Careers | Scoop.it
Career Solvers for iPhone. Our Career Solvers app is designed for those who are serious about growing their professional careers. Our app will be a guide book providing proven strategies that every professional should know.
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Jobs for Women Over 50 – How to use social media in your job search

Jobs for Women Over 50 – How to use social media in your job search | 50+ Careers | Scoop.it
Women 50+ Know This: Favorite Recommendations from Vibrant Women about Managing Adult Children, Sex After 50, Divorce, Giving Back, Spirituality, Great Books and the Perfect Lotion for Dry Skin ...
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IX. Thou Shalt Close the Gaps

IX. Thou Shalt Close the Gaps | 50+ Careers | Scoop.it
Everyone has gaps. It’s a fact of life and part of being human.
So what kinds of gaps do you have in your work history and how do they show up on your resume?
Employment gaps? Experience gaps? Educational gaps?
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4 Tips for Luring in Recruiters With Your Linkedin Profile - U.S. News & World Report (blog)

4 Tips for Luring in Recruiters With Your Linkedin Profile - U.S. News & World Report (blog) | 50+ Careers | Scoop.it
4 Tips for Luring in Recruiters With Your Linkedin ProfileU.S. News & World Report (blog)... Economy · Funds · Home > Money > On Careers > 4 Tips for Luring in Recruiters With Your Linkedin Profile ...
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Recruiters scan Linkedin profiles everyday for candidates.

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Try Out a New Career Before You Make the Leap - blogs.hbr.org (blog)

Try Out a New Career Before You Make the Leap - blogs.hbr.org (blog) | 50+ Careers | Scoop.it
blogs.hbr.org (blog)Try Out a New Career Before You Make the Leapblogs.hbr.org (blog)I just turned 50. I realized if I don't do this now I won't ever do it." On the plane back home, she decided to change careers.
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Best-selling author Jacquelyn Mitchard lists 16 songs you should own - Music - AARP

Best-selling author Jacquelyn Mitchard lists 16 songs you should own - Music - AARP | 50+ Careers | Scoop.it
Author Jacquelyn Mitchard compiles a playlist of tunes everyone over 50 must own. Did your favorite song make the list?
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Why Older some Entrepreneurs Have an Edge in getting jobs ...

Why Older some Entrepreneurs Have an Edge in getting jobs ... | 50+ Careers | Scoop.it
His new organization, BOOM The New Economy, works “to transform Southeast Michigan's economy by assisting adults 50+ towards career change, entrepreneurship, and meaningful volunteer service.” Charlton and those ...
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Second Careers - Top Jobs for a Career Change Over 50 - AARP Bulletin

Second Careers - Top Jobs for a Career Change Over 50 - AARP Bulletin | 50+ Careers | Scoop.it
This list of second careers for 50-plus folks includes all the information you need to make a career change at 50, including salary and job training requirements.
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Stay-at-Home Moms Have a Lot to Learn From Working Moms (VIDEO)

Stay-at-Home Moms Have a Lot to Learn From Working Moms (VIDEO) | 50+ Careers | Scoop.it
Episode 2 of The Kristen Chase Show came out on CafeMom Studios this week, and Kristen actually dared to talk about a topic that hits home for all of ...
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How to Keep a Job Search Discreet

How to Keep a Job Search Discreet | 50+ Careers | Scoop.it
Looking for a job while you already have one can be stressful, especially in the age of social media when privacy is scarce. You don't want to rock the boat at your current company but you want to find the next great opportunity.
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Career Management: Be Pro-active through Social Media - Albany Times Union

Career Management: Be Pro-active through Social Media - Albany Times Union | 50+ Careers | Scoop.it
Career Management: Be Pro-active through Social MediaAlbany Times UnionThe importance of creating one's own job security and how to be pro-active about career management will be topics of discussion when Herb Shaffner, from Shaffner Media Enterprises...
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Wonkbook: We're seeing the jobs. But where's the growth? - Washington Post (blog)

Wonkbook: We're seeing the jobs. But where's the growth? - Washington Post (blog) | 50+ Careers | Scoop.it
Wonkbook: We're seeing the jobs. But where's the growth?Washington Post (blog)Jobs are coming back, and relatively quickly. But growth is lagging. Or, at the least, we think it is.
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Management Tip of the Day: Curating your online self - Reuters

Management Tip of the Day: Curating your online self - Reuters | 50+ Careers | Scoop.it
Management Tip of the Day: Curating your online selfReutersTry tweeting or blogging about your area of expertise, thereby creating content that others can forward, retweet, or repost.
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