older workers

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Over 50 and Can’t Find a Job? Is It You?

Finding a job if you’re over 50 will take a bit longer than for the job seeking public at large: according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average time it takes a person to find a job as of April 2014 is 35 weeks; if you’re over 45, the average is 49 weeks. Now … Continue reading

REPOST: You’re Never Too Old To Become Younger

NOTE: Reposted in honor of National Employ Older Workers Week, Sept. 24-28, 2012. Today I decided was the day to update my Mature Jobseekers Workshop content. Most of the statistics I have in there are outdated and missing vital information, so I set the day aside to update it. On the last slide is a quote attibuted … Continue reading

Observing National Employ Older Workers Week

NOTE: this press release was issued by Washington State Employment Security on Monday morning, September 24, 2012 in honor of National Employ Older Workers Week. Observed yearly since the Eisenhower administration, it is observed the last full week in September. ——————————————————————————————- Older workers in Washington state not immune to employment challenges – September 24, 2012 12-043 … Continue reading


When I go bike riding I often listen to music by the 70s rock group Eagles. There is a song I listen to quite frequently, called “Get Over It.” It helps me remember to keep my mind on the positive side. Don Henley and Glenn Frey, the writers, didn’t pull any punches!       “You‘re making … Continue reading

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