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3 Key Ways to Counteract Ageism In Your Job Search

By Mary Eileen Williams If you are a jobseeker over 50 you are likely to be feeling frustrated by the lack of opportunities in the market that are open to you. There is little doubt that age bias is out there. In fact, many younger employers hold three main...

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Resilience: This Upbeat Trait Actually Does Get Better With Age

By Mary Eileen Williams Most young people consider those of us on the far side of fifty to be inflexible. Popular belief has it that, once we cross the half century mark, we become set in our ways—even rigid in certain regards. In truth, we may get a little...

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Looking For Work? How To Overcome the Big 5 Stereotypes of Age

By Mary Eileen Williams If you are an older jobseeker, you are sure to encounter some special challenges. Although age gifts seasoned applicants with a wealth of experience and numerous additional pluses, there are some unflattering stereotypes that may be held against you.

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3 Interview Tips To Help Give You the Edge

By Mary Eileen Williams Job applicants of maturity face extra challenges when they interview and these can create a number of questions and concerns. In fact, if you have an interview coming up, you may well be asking yourself the following: Will I be perceived as old, disinterested and...

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Baby Boomer Job Search: Lost In Cyberspace

By Mary Eileen Williams One of the best ways to find work quickly is to avoid one of the biggest time-wasters that may well be sabotaging your efforts. Take a moment to ask yourself this question…. Are you lost in cyberspace? Studies show that, despite all of the job...

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