Podcast explores work and career issues for people over 50
Your Next Avenue, a podcast from the public media website Next Avenue, talks with experts about finding jobs after 50, switching careers, working in retirement, encore careers and volunteering. Host Richard Eisenberg interviews guests who will give listeners practical suggestions to put to use in their own lives.
Advice on dealing with age discrimination, changing careers, working part-time in retirement, encore careers, job interviews, resumés, LinkedIn, networking, where the jobs are, job boards and becoming a consultant.
Details About This Podcast:
Kerry Hannon, a Next Avenue blogger and the author of books including Great Jobs for Everyone 50+, Getting the Job You Want After 50 for Dummies, What’s Next: Putting Your Passion and Your Dream Job in Your 40s, 50s and Beyond offers practical advice on finding a job after 50.
She explains how to combat age discrimination from employers by proving you are up for the job; the best ways to make a career change successful; how to find fulfilling part-time work in retirement; switching to an encore career for the greater good; preparing for 21st century job interviews; the keys to a winning resume; how to use LinkedIn and network to find your next job; riding the “age wave” to find a job in a hot field and how to become a consultant as your second act.
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