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September 2, 2019

It’s Labor Day. Fight for your rights.

…enough to fit in. According to a CNBC story , some job applications list a “maximum” amount of job experience or have drop-down list of birth years that don’t go…

July 18, 2016

Starting Over: From Insurance Sales to Uber Driver

…your new job? I’m made for this job. I worked in insurance — a customer service job — all my life. I’m ready for anyone: executives, young people, seniors, commuters,…

January 22 | 1:30pm3:00pm

Job Help for mature workers

Want to re-enter the workforce? Two experts offer an overview of practical tips to boost your confidence and update your skills and tools. Bonus: how to network when you are…

October 22, 2012

Someone’s Done the Homework on Job-Related Age Discrimination

You’re lucky—or in denial—if you’ve never felt slighted, excluded, or dumped on at work because you’re old; if you’ve never felt blocked from promotion or unofficially demoted because you’re old;…

February 8, 2014

Aging with Geekitude: There’s an App for That

…go insane hunting and pecking on my phone to send emails. These apps allow you to swipe from one letter to another to type a word, which is infinitely faster…

February 26, 2016

Bulletin Board: Share Your Career Advice With Millennials

Do you have job search tips to share with young job seekers? Here’s your chance….

December 26, 2012

Coming Soon at the Senior Planet Exploration Center

…basics of online job hunts as well as complicated issues unique to older adults who are looking for employment . define and create goals for your job search learn how…

May 6, 2013

Older Workers: What “Work” Means Now

If you’re worried about your job or have been laid off, you might know that while older workers have fared better than younger ones during the recession, once you’re unemployed,…

February 8, 2017

Starting Over: From La-Z-Boy Manager to 3-D Photographer

…California when they retired, and the idea fit in well with Robinson’s dream: He wanted to get into the tech industry. Eventually Robinson realized his dream—via a part-time job at…

May 9, 2013

Carers and Elders: What’s Up with the System?

among the top five work-related injuries in the field. The report also notes that home health aides face the problem of arranging daily transportation from job to job – a…

November 15, 2013

Don’t Dress Your Age: Six Women Say No to Drab

…died, she applied for a job at Gap to make ends meet and ward off loneliness, and then switched from that job to a new one in a fashionable boutique….

December 19, 2016

Starting Over: From Guidance Counselor to Actor

…in the NYC public school system for 24 years. She didn’t completely give up on theater, though. In her spare time from her job, Klein occasionally did amateur community theater,…

February 15, 2015

The Pope Confesses – and more from the week online

…Read more here. How to Use Facebook to Find a Job Jobvite surveyed recruiting and HR pros, and also job seekers, and discovered that 66% of recruiters use Facebook to…

April 5, 2015

92-year-old inventor has a big idea – and more from the week online

job loss left them prematurely retired. Not surprising, then, that the number of older students retraining for those careers is growing steadily – among those who can afford to go…

May 2, 2014

Bargain Tips From an Online Shopaholic

…EBay.     Auction Sniper for eBay   I love eBay because it really is bargain hunting at its purest. I usually shop first on Amazon, look at the reviews,…