Ready to Work – Not Retired!

Older but not retired
NOT RETIRED! What happens when everyone seems to think you’re retired and you want to be seen as either actively running a business or looking for new employment? EARLY RETIREMENT | LAID OFF | ILLNESS | PAUSE TO TAKE CARE OF FAMILY MEMBER Some of us have been lucky enough to have taken early retirement (or perhaps not always so lucky) in our 50’s.  For me, that meant I was able to keep my medical benefits which allowed me the freedom to start my own business. I would get angry when people a...
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LinkedIn Re-Entry – Preparing the Ship and the Uniform

Learn more about my client - She is now ready and excited to re-establish herself professionally but needs to position herself to show her expertise appropriately on LinkedIn. This is the second of two blogs (see #1 here) written in collaboration with a woman re-entering the workforce after a long gap she took to raise her family. (more…)
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LinkedIn and Re-entry into the workforce

What follows is the first of two blogs written as an interview in collaboration with a woman re-entering the workforce after a long gap she took to raise her family. The client is now ready and excited to re-establish herself professionally but needs to position herself to show her expertise appropriately on LinkedIn. Coach:  Tell me about yourself.  What’s your background and your current goals? Client: The last time I seriously looked for a job, LinkedIn and Facebook hadn’t been inve...
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