Category Archives: opencourseware

Can an old dog learn new tricks?

You bet an old dog can learn new tricks!  Especially when it means getting a job.  When the prize is job related, the motivation is high.  Just ask any unemployed person over the age of 50.   Although there are laws against age discrimination in the hiring process, we all know it happens.  Job searchers […]

One Really Good Tip to End Your Job Search: Have an answer to the question, “What have you been up to”?

Many of my clients have told me that one of the many questions they were asked had to do what they had been doing since they were laid off.  The question came as a surprise to most of them.  Fortunately they were able to say what they had been doing. In an earlier post, I […]

Update your Skills at M.I.T., UC Berkeley and Notre Dame for Free.

In several blogs, I have mentioned the need learn new skills or to stay current.  The world advances in such a fast pace that keeping up is expensive but necessary.   The employed have an advantage because their employers pay for courses.  The unemployed need the information but must pay out of their own limited funds. […]