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Six Steps to Take When You Lose Your Job

23 April, 2019 Posted by John G. Self
The Take Aways Don’t panic.  Take some to grieve and rebalance your self confidence.   Organize your space and technology, the tools you will need for your new full-time job:  finding a new job Understand your Value Brand Statement, the cornerstone of your messaging for your interview and interviews  Master the daily routine Keep a […] Read more»

Battling Age Discrimination In Your Job Interview

18 April, 2019 Posted by John G. Self
Joseph, an executive with a solid record of accomplishment, was laid off.  He wasn’t financially ready to retire.  He immediately began to worry about finding another job.  He was 62. A candidate’s age once they pass age 60 becomes an issue in many job searches — for the employer and the candidate.  Yes, there are […] Read more»

Irony for Baby Boomer Job Seekers

12 April, 2019 Posted by John G. Self
In a recent course on interviewing skills I led for senior executives at a national healthcare conference I shared one of career management’s interesting little ironies, that talent acquisition departments in companies across America are being taken over by… Millennials. Yes, that generation that Baby Boomers like to criticize for their values, work habits and […] Read more»