Category Archives: 50+ job search

Do You Put Your Degree Date On A Resume?

At a recent networking meeting we had a lively discussion about whether job searchers should include on their résumé the year they graduated from college. The group was pretty much split down the middle. It was an important question as all the attendees were over 45. I would like to share some points from both […]

10 Gifts Job Searchers Need But Won’t Ask For

Ask a job searcher what they want for Christmas.  From my experience, the answer is “a job.”  The last thing a job searcher needs is a scented candle or a box of chocolates.  While these gifts are delightful, they don’t give the job searcher what he/she really needs—meaningful employment and a paycheck.  You can be assured […]

From Today: The 50 best employers for baby boomers

In this video, TODAY financial editor Jean Chatzky talks about some of the companies on the list.  If you would like to see the complete list, click here.   The current list is the 2013 list.  The list used to be published every year since 2002.  But in 2010 and 2012 no list was published.  […]

From Today: It’s not too late! The 4 best jobs for boomers

The Today Show had some good news for boomers. In this video clip, you will hear Tom Gimbel, president and CEO of LaSalle Network, talk about the 4 best jobs for boomers. He shares why these jobs favor boomers over younger workers. How can I help you in your job search?  Visit for breaking […]

How Do You Seem To Others?

  You are in a job search.  You have what you need such as a résumé, cover letter and network.  Your résumé and cover letter have been gone over with a fine tooth comb by professionals and are flawless.  You have 500+ people in your LinkedIn network.   But you don’t seem to be getting anywhere […]