Here's advice on processing the layoff and moving forward. It is important to stay positive, balanced and to have a sense of humor to ready yourself for applying and interviewing for new positions.
Many professionals aged fifty and older fall subject to age discrimination in their careers. When dealing with age discrimination, Parham suggests thinking outside of the box and reconnecting with what you are passionate about.
After a layoff or firing from your job, it is in your best interest to let yourself mourn your loss but also keep in the company of positive people and surroundings. It is also extremely important to take care of yourself emotionally and physically.
When job openings are posted online, companies often face an influx of hundreds to thousands of applications. To help them in the hiring process, companies have started using resume screening software.
Are you excited to go to work in the morning? Once you're at work, are you feeling engaged and motivated? If you answered "no" to any of those questions, you might be complacent with your career.
Should you put links in your resume? To give you a hint, the answer is yes. One tip: make sure that the links are a reflection of what you have done for your career.
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