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Creating Your Long-Term Employment Survival Kit: Part 2 of 3

Interviews with Neil Patrick, owner of 40PlusCareerGuru. PART 2: Where is the safest place for future employment? Technology is driving the world towards a globally interconnected, multi-national economy. For better or worse, this change is happening quickly and will dramatically impact employment opportunities. Personal financial security will rest, in large part, on the ability of […]
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Your Long-Term Employment Survival Kit: Part 1 of 3

Interviews with Neil Patrick, owner of 40PlusCareerGuru. PART 1: Which is better—Large U.S. Corporations or Small to Medium Enterprises? Technology is driving the world towards a globally interconnected, multi-national economy. For better or worse, this change is happening quickly and will dramatically impact employment opportunities. Personal financial security will rest, in large part, on the […]
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Résumés: Why the right keywords aren’t enough

Loading your résumé with keywords isn’t enough to get you an interview. Keywords on your résumé have taken the spotlight when it comes to penetrating the online systems. But they aren’t enough to get that all-important phone call. * * * John was meticulous when he prepared his résumé for a position. He took hours […]
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How to Beat Long-term Unemployment

Your résumé is key to beating long-term unemployment. When Sam was laid off, he had no idea of the horror that would slowly unfold. He had heard about colleagues that were laid off, who didn’t find a job and faded into oblivion. He just assumed they didn’t have their act together. His cousin Stella had […]
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Résumés that dispel the age myth

“The problem is I’m over 50.” Since 1993, Rod maintained his position as a manager in a shop that hired both union and non-union workers. He had just turned 60 when he was informed that his position was eliminated. Typical of his generation, most of his career was primarily spent in two companies, moving up […]
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