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The "Second Act" star talks her enduring friendship with Jennifer Lopez and a future that leaves Scientology behind.
In the talk I mentioned people who don't dream, or can't remember having a dream from childhood about what they wanted to
Want to learn how to combat ageism by using a few simple phrases? If so, read on...
These steps could help you rake in extra cash.
. "I've decided I'm going to write," I said, listening to how self-important that sentence sounded wafting through the air. "Really?" he said. "I didn't know you were a writer." If he meant had I ever made a comfortable living as a writer -- or even an uncomfortable one -- the answer was "no." If he meant had anyone ever heard of me, nope.
Ask any woman who is over 40 if they have had to reinvent themselves and my guess is over half of them will say 'yes.' We leave our childhood homes and naively believe we will follow a certain path and eventually get to where we want to go.
It's that time of year that many of us make resolutions and plans for the new year. Entrepreneurs are no exception. And for entrepreneurs who are in their second act, resolutions are a bit different than their younger counterparts.
If you are conducting a job search, ask yourself the following questions: Is your resume providing you with the results you want? Is it a compelling document that highlights your skill sets and accomplishments to your best advantage?
What are the real reasons that make employers find a candidate attractive? Are applicants appealing because of the skills they bring to the position? Are they especially desirable as a result of the companies where they've worked, their educational background or the status of their job title?
I'm so tired of hearing the boo hoo stories of women over 50!! I said it before and I'll say it again. So what ... now what? Act 1 is done! Act 2 is new!! I Love it, I just made that up! I'm on a roll as I sit here at 2 a.m. to finish this blog!
As a job-seeker over 50, you have likely faced one of the most frustrating aspects of looking for work: being told that you are overqualified for the position. This point is used as a common excuse to overlook mature applicants in favor of their younger counterparts.
Are you over 50 and feeling frustrated by the lack of opportunities in the job market? Do you think you're being overlooked simply because of your age? Are you tired of seeing the jobs go to younger, less experienced applicants? If so... read on!
Attitude is everything... especially in a job search. But looking for work is hard and filled with mounting frustrations and multiple rejections. So how will you keep upbeat and positive? How can you pull yourself out of the slumps and setbacks so inherent to the process?
You have an important interview coming up. You've done your due diligence, researched the company and have an understanding of the direction they are heading and the challenges they face. But are you now ready to ace the interview? Well ... not exactly!
Voni and Paul call Big Bend, Texas, their home for eight months out of the year, then hit the road from mid-May until mid-September touring on their motorcycles.
Post-midlife, we finally have the opportunity to recognize, witness, outgrow and ultimately discard the roles, identities and positions we have assumed over the course of our lives.
My first thought was my kids. Two pre-teen daughters. They were going to be without a mother. My first call was to my husband. My philandering husband.
There is no way around it: To land a job today, you have to consider yourself a product to be sold in the marketplace. Successful products require successful branding. There are five power-packed branding techniques that, used correctly, are certain to distinguish you as the product of choice.