How old is “old?” “Middle-aged?” New book from AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins raises important issues in her new book, Disrupt Aging. Living Your Best Life at Every Age, including “ageism,” that other discrimination no one talks about. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jo-ann-jenkins/disrupt-aging_b_9582568.html
Does your presentation look shabby? Have you seriously not looked in the mirror in awhile? Do you know how to set up a profile on Linked-In? Take time to give yourself a makeover and then get on the phone. This Forbes article shows us that we are our own worst enemy. What’s keeping you back?http://www.forbes.com/sites/kerryhannon/2013/10/23/the-11-biggest-mistakes-older-job-hunters-make/#49403b844e3f
According to the Peace Corps site, more people over the age of 50 are joining than ever before. Reason? We don’t like being bored, the work is exciting, and the older you are the more respect you might find in other countries. You also might get your “reason for living” back. Not for the faint … More Peace Corps, Anyone?
Style guru Ari Seth Cohen began photographing these beautiful dames of New York back in 2011. Check out the clothes on these women! Have any of them given up? Given in to the plastic surgeon, to stodgy, ill-fitting “age appropriate clothes?” Inspiration for aging gracefully comes from a concern for individuality, a love of beauty, and … More Advanced Style
Oregon-native Beverly Cleary, soon to turn 100 in April of this year, wrote dozens of children s books that are still going strong, and so is she. This lady has no need to slow down; slowing down is for the “old folks.” You’re as young as you feel? Or as young as your brain. Keep … More Fabulous After 100?
This site provides online sources for jobs that can be done at home. Not terribly well compensated, they can provide supplemental income until something more permanent opens up. They are verified and popular work sites. See http://www.allyou.com/budget-home/money-shopping/online-jobs-work-from-home
For many of us, the rules for job hunting have changed. Many of you have noticed this over the last few years. If you’re still wondering why your resume is not receiving attention, check out the rules for JobHunting101: https://www.themuse.com/advice/jobhunting-after-50-the-new-rules
Fear is a powerful motivator; oftentimes, it is a crippling condition that keeps us from being who we are and from doing what we really want to do. Imagine a life without fear! http://addicted2success.com/success-advice/the-top-10-fears-that-hold-us-back-from-success/
If you can’t figure out what you were designed to do, you might consider taking an aptitude test: http://www.simplyhired.com/blog/jobsearch/career/feeling-lost-take-an-aptitude-test/