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Over 50 and Unemployed? Time to Take Charge!

Over 50 and Unemployed? Time to Take Charge!

Older workers can face significant barriers to re-entering the workforce—and moreso as time away gets longer.  According to a recent article in The Age, people over 50 spend an average of 61 weeks on the unemployment queue, compared to 37 weeks for all other people....

Making an impression in the job search

Making an impression in the job search

People think they only have to make an impression at interview. Wrong! The way you are perceived will be long before you get to interview. It's how your resume is presented, it's how you conduct yourself online and in your workplace, and it's how you treat people when...

The Ethical Job Search

The Ethical Job Search

A few days ago I was chatting with an executive-level client who told me that she had invested in a cheap “burner” phone with its own service plan to use exclusively for her job search. She felt it wasn’t ethical to use her current company’s resources to search for a...

Job Search Tips for the Weekend

Job Search Tips for the Weekend

It's Friday! Great for some, but for those seeking work, the job search goes on. Sometimes it just seems like an endless cycle—trawling through the job advertisements, tweaking the resume or getting me to do it for you, writing the cover letter, clicking the on the...