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50+ Resume Quick Tip - #7 - Its Not WHAT you did but HOW you did it.

Change is hard.

Unlearning or changing your way of thinking at our age, 50+, can be difficult. I know when I was laid off, I was convinced that I knew best when it came to writing a resume.   404 more words

Job Hunting

Over 50 Job Hunter: Entrepreneur? You be the Boss!

You’ve heard about it.  You’ve thought about it.  What about being your own boss?

You don’t have to be redundant.

After you have been made redundant, in order to help your previous employers’ bottom line, it could be very difficult to replace your income.   302 more words

Job Hunting

It's Been A While

I don’t know exactly why I fell out of writing every day. Maybe I got better, maybe I got worse. I’ve certainly been both since I last signed in. 437 more words

time out

I survived the worst day of the week yesterday and went into today feeling less apprehensive. I even had a giggle on the way to work listening to my favourite podcast, My Dad Wrote a Porno. 760 more words


Adventures in Job Hunting: Updates!


  • I got my first five-star rating on a sourcing job this weekend. That felt really, really good. Of course, the next job I was assigned was one I couldn’t figure out, so I had to release it, and that didn’t feel great.
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Forgive me bloggers for I have sinned

Forgive me bloggers for I have sinned; its been 10 days since my last post.

10 days on and it seems I’m still no closer to employment than I was before. 509 more words