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“LinkedIn Is the Professional Powerhouse” for Older Job-Hunters

Research supports what I know to be true: LinkedIn is the social media platform of choice for the unemployed. “Whether someone is newly unemployed and facing the first steps getting back into the job market or unemployed for several months … Continue reading

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Social Media Is “Double-Edged Sword for the Unemployed”

We should learn more about how people who are looking for jobs use the Internet. But don’t just take my word for it; reputable international social media researchers agree. Feuls, Fieseler, Meckel, and Suphan (2016) examined a 2012 survey conducted … Continue reading

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Finding a Job with a Little Help from Friends

I still remember how I felt when unemployed from January 15, 2009, to late July, 2010. I lost of part of my self-identity as a marketing writer, missing having a pace to go and things to do, and I left … Continue reading

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Military Face Unique Job Search Challenges

Anyone seeking a new job or wanting to change careers learns quickly the power of social media. However, older applicants and those who’ve been outside the job market – such as military veterans and their spouses – may face unique … Continue reading

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Social Media Key Tool for Older Applicants

Social media may be a two-edged sword to older job applicants without current employment or people who are attempting a career transition later in life. Today’s job-hunters won’t get far without access to digital job applications, online job postings, and … Continue reading

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Career Search: What I Know for Certain

January 15, 2009: The head dude in charge of the investment advisory firm where I worked herded us together into a conference room around 11 a.m. He dismissed about a third of the group, so those who remained could pack … Continue reading

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