Attention Boomers: Are Jobs Coming?

Attention Boomers: Are Jobs Coming? You WILL get a job…If Boomer Jobseekers are struggling mightily with the perception that they are obsolete and their career is over, done, finis. It’s a myth, a lie, a sham. It is a shame that so many boomer-jobseekers believe this cruel deception. Living the…

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Your career success depends on one simple skill

Many jobseekers are finding their job search has come to a dead-end. Do you relate? They apply to positions where they believe they are totally qualified —and they don’t even get a call. It’s excruciating. Mid-career jobseekers look for positions that seem to be a good next step to develop…continue

How to Thwart Concerns About Your Long-term Unemployment

Long-term unemployed? Feeling invisible to the hiring community? Confused? Frustrated? Hopeless? This blog contains practical action points to demonstrate that you are ready to go back to work. These are the points that HR professionals and recruiters need to know before they decide to call you for an interview. The…continue

The Stigma of Long-term Unemployment…
…and Yet Another Round of Ageism

Age and being without a job are the double whammy of unemployment. There’s good news. Being long-term unemployed is a manageable situation. From the perspective of hiring professionals there are three concerns that will prevent you from being hired. You can prove that you are relevant by managing these three…continue

How to Cut Your Jobsearch in Half

Are you applying for the right jobs and are you credible to the hiring professional who will decide to bring you in for an interview? Yes? Are you sure? The fundamental concept that all Forward Motion programs emphasize is the importance of finding employment that is a good fit. This…continue

Is Your Résumé a living, breathing document?

No? …then you may be joining the long-term unemployed. * * * Networking is good, except for the fact that, Like it or not, résumés are still key to getting a job. They are the key to the door to employment. This is true even if you have a great…continue