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Finding yourself out of a job at 50 years old can be scary. Figuring out what steps to take first is not always easy. Before the internet, the best option to find a job was through printed classified ads. The internet has caused an explosion of information for jobseekers. We'll help you navigate through all of this information to create a job search plan that will help you to hit the ground running and find that new job.
AARP Foundation combined advice from job search experts, employers and successful 50+ jobseekers to create, 7 Smart Strategies for 50+ Jobseekers, a guide filled with valuable information about the job search process. This popular guide offers a strategic approach to understanding how employers look for job candidates. We’ve taken excerpts from the proven to be effective strategies from 7 Smart Strategies for 50+ Jobseekers, and we’re sharing them with you.
We’ll show you how to make a great job search plan, create the tools that will increase your visibility and connect with people and organizations that can help you gain skills and find a job. Below are a few strategies to get your job search started.
Dial toll- free 1-855-850-2525 to get your free copy of our 7 Smart Strategies for 50+ Jobseekers Guide and to find out if there is a local site near you.
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