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Career Maker is where you find expert advice on how to reach that last rung on the ladder in your pursuit of the executive suite or how to find a seat on a public board.

Surviving Job Loss
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Processing Grief After a Job Loss When You’re Over 50

One of the biggest challenges of surviving a job loss after the age of 50 is dealing with the emotions that come with unwanted change. You may... Read More
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3 Inside Secrets to Social Media Success

I remember starting out in social media and having two "aha" moments that really transformed both our social media success and making sense of what we... Read More
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5 Helpful Steps for Job Seekers Over 50

Job seekers over 50 can start fresh with a new beginning, if they start with the end in mind. To find the best job fit, envision a perfect work life... Read More
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5 Power Tips for Conducting Effective Meetings

Just like a conductor is necessary to turn all of the different instruments into a beautiful symphony rather than a cornucopia of madness, so is the m... Read More
Employment Opportunities- Reduction in Workforce
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5 Tools to Thrive In a Reduction in Workforce

People always have a choice in how they respond to adversity. You can become bitter or better with job loss and it all starts with you! Five tools to... Read More
Functional Resume
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How to WOW Potential Employers During a Job Search

Professional women over fifty interested in a career change have many ways to market their workforce value and enhance their experience over age. Firs... Read More
Reenter the Workforce
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Returning to the Workforce After 50

Women over 50 who want to reenter the workforce have many challenges that take preparation, planning, persistence, patience and positive attitude. Ass... Read More
Career Coach
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5 Tips for Picking a Career Coach

You’ve been thinking about it for a while. You’ve heard others mention “their” coach. They say “they’ve grown from the experience”, “f... Read More
Land a Job Over 50
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5 Tips For Landing A Job When You’re Over 50

There are successful women everywhere in today's business world. But women over 50 have something special: experience and a lot of it! Some of the sam... Read More
Gears
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Shifting Job Gears

How To Land A Job You Are Overqualified For  Just like when taking a long bike ride, you might want to lower the gears so you can enjoy the ride at ... Read More
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Furthering Your Christmas Presence

Christmas cocktail chatter often sounds like the following. Q: “What’s new with you?” A: “Nothing much, same old, same old…” Both... Read More
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Time & Energy Management in Our Prime Years

As women age, we find that we no longer want to - or are able to - work until we drop like we used to. Energy levels and stamina gradually decrease as... Read More