It is NOT your job to help those who seek to drag you down, to weaken you. That’s their job. Your job is to acquire as much encouragement as is needed for you to have a healthy life. YOUR job is to Keep STRONG!!See More
Raise your hand. Do you have a great resume? One you love? In more than 20 years of reviewing resumes, only a small handful of people act like they love their resumes. So. come share tips with us so, together, we can say “I LOVE my resume!” (Now, renamed Resumese, the language of resumes, on Brandergy.comSee More
I am out of work. I belong to 3 major demographics: Out of work, Veteran, and 55+. In today's economy these can be considered detriments as the business world doesn't like to deal with overqualified candidates. Does that mean tone down your resume. This gets a resounding NO. The business community has to realize that the veterans are just BEGINNING to hit the job market. As our troops come home, the will a) want their old job back and b) want some respect....they will need jobs. What…See More
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"Hi, I would recommend to emphasize selling your services and not focusing too much on the traditional "getting a job". Since you are as you say 55+ it is better and more efficient to think like:
Excellent recruiting or talent acqusition…"
"Thanks for sharing, Howie.
Suggestion: How about this as an opening sentence: "I'm available for work." ?
(And let me know if you'd like to speak with me about that last paragraph of yours...)
I am the LinkedIn Guy. I now run LinkedIn Seminars for Businesses on the Grow. Just started working for Right at Home of Longwood/Lake Mary (Florida) as their Staffing Coordinator. I have been teaching LinkedIn to various groups. I also help people by rewriting their resumes. I am a coach and mentor to many job searchers.