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Sparking Up a Stalled Job Search

By Mary Eileen Williams Has your job search stalled? If you are like millions of middle-aged jobseekers, you have been out there for awhile and have likely run into your share of unforeseen roadblocks and discouraging near misses. According to figures cited by the AARP Public Policy Institute, most...

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How To Make An Amazing First Impression

By Mary Eileen Williams As a post-50 jobseeker, you’re likely to encounter a number of preconceptions regarding your energy, enthusiasm and commitment to a new position. Mature applicants need to present themselves as can-do candidates who are confident in their skills and enthusiastic about the opportunity.

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Job Search: Know What You Want To Get What You Want

By Mary Eileen Williams In a job search… clarity equals confidence… As the old saying goes: if you aren’t clear about what you want, how can you possibly know when you’ve got it? Nothing could represent that tried and true statement more than a job search. People typically spend...

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3 Great Tips To Help You Ace the Behavioral Job Interview

By Mary Eileen Williams As a mature job-seeker, you already know this cardinal rule: If you want the job, you have to ace the interview. But how do you do this if you don’t know what they will ask? Here are 3 tips to help you ace the behavioral interview.

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Boomer Jobsearch: How To Overcome 3 Hiring Roadblocks

By Mary Eileen Williams As a post-50 job-seeker, you know all too well that ageism presents some major barriers to your success. Yet by recognizing the negative preconceptions you are likely to face and preparing ways to address these obstacles, you can shift their focus to highlight your strengths.

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