Careers

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Think Creatively About Your Resume! In this online world sometimes you just have to think differently.  And when you are an older worker trying to find a job or a contract you definitely have to stand out from the crowd.  So I’d like to share with you a fantastic way to get yourself noticed!  I’ve […]

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Lifestyle

Hobbit slippers

My Hobbit Feet don't meet the ideal requirements for healthy feet I’ve always hated my feet.  One of my relatives (who only got away with it because his are similar) once described them as Hobbit Feet and that’s how I always think of them….short, sturdy, broad, with stubby toes (even a bit hairy if left unchecked).  […]

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Interviews

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The slump in the economy has led to all kinds of unanticipated side effects. But one that nearly everyone could have predicted was the growth in early retirement by companies seeking to slash the payroll. This left many skilled seniors jobless and seeking work. If you find yourself in this group, with plenty to offer […]

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When you’re looking for a job, there’s a lot that goes into the process of getting hired. You have to really make sure all your ducks are in a row, and in a lot more ways than just one. To start you’ve got to have your resume in order, get your references in line, and […]

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Leisure

Much has been written in recent years about Baby Boomers and the children they are sending off to college, and a lot of it hasn’t been all that good. You may not have heard the term “helicopter parent,” but if you are sending a student off to college soon, you certainly will. These parents constantly […]

In the past five months that I’ve spent interviewing women for my forthcoming book on navigating midlife, something rather interesting has come up. In almost equal numbers, midlife women are lining up for or against feeling “invisible” as a result of being 40 and older. I wasn’t really expecting any one answer when I asked […]

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