Tag: over 50 workers

  • Over 50? 4 Things You Must Do To Get A Job

    Over 50? 4 Things You Must Do To Get A Job

    Address employers' biggest concerns and you'll have a fighting chance.

    Ageism isn't fair, but address employers' biggest concerns and you'll have a fighting chance. Continue Reading

  • Workers Over 50 Are The New 'Unemployables'

    Workers Over 50 Are The New 'Unemployables'

    By Annalyn Kurtz On one hand, they're too young to retire. They may also be too old to get re-hired. Call them the "new unemployables," say researchers at Boston College. Older workers were less likely to lose their jobs during the recession, but those who were laid off are facing far tougher conditions than... Continue Reading

  • How To Get A Job If You're Over 50

    How To Get A Job If You're Over 50

    Q: I am over 50, and just got laid off after working in the same place for 15 years. How should I approach prospective employers and deal with the age issue? I have a lot of experience, but the age thing seems like a big deal. Signed, Confused No one doubts it is difficult to find a job after working in one... Continue Reading

  • Best Jobs If You're Over 55

    Best Jobs If You're Over 55

    Demographics shape career choices in all kinds of subtle ways. Research has examined the effect of gender and geography on career choice. But what about age? In his book "150 Best Jobs for a Secure Future," author Laurence Shatkin, Ph.D., shares some of the most secure jobs by demographic -- jobs that tend to... Continue Reading