On top of the applications and interviews, Longworth had to contend with the financial and social challenges that often come with trying to make a career switch over the age of 60.
While we’ve shared some tips and resources for job seekers over 50 in the past, there are tons of great organizations and websites out there offering additional support.
It isn’t easy for job seekers over the age of 50, and there are plenty of articles offering advice for conquering the “age factor.” While there is career advice available for any and all job seekers, many argue that those looking for work after 50 have a different experience than their younger peers.
Question from a reader: “I saw Kate Horner’s video. It was inspiring. Her suggestions seem good but I’m wondering how well they’ll work for someone who is 50+. Do older job seekers need a different approach?”
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Each month, Marci Alboher, a Vice President of Encore.org—a nonprofit that helps people find meaningful…
For most people, career transitions are intensely unsettling. So it’s important to get comfortable with feelings of uncertainty – and to develop techniques to get you through any rough patches.
Each month, Marci Alboher, Vice President of Encore.org — a nonprofit that helps people find meaningful careers in their second half of life — will share ideas and strategies for older job seekers.
In our recent job seeker survey we discovered that 30% of job seekers are over…