Finding Success and Honor in a New Career


Middle-age has a way of sneaking up on you. All of the sudden you realize your hair is a bit grayer, your waistline a bit bigger, and the career you thought you wanted is not going in the direction you had hoped. Some try to recapture their youth with new cars, clothes and makeovers. Others go on a trip hoping to find inspiration and adventure, while others simply accept an unfulfilling career. None of those was an option for me!

Turn Age into an Advantage During the Interview


by Rachel Vilsack Yesterday we covered some common interview questions and how you may want to prepare your answer. Not all interview questions are legal. Employers are prohibited from asking certain personal questions during a job interview. Questions like “are you married?” and “what is your national origin?” are not allowed before a conditional offer of … Continue reading Turn Age into an Advantage During the Interview

Multiple Generations in the Workplace


by Kathy Kirchoff Are you a Traditionalist, Baby Boomer, Generation X, or a Millennial? Your generation is defined by your age, shared life experiences, world events, and technology. Your background has shaped your values, communication, and leadership style. Understanding your own generation, and the work characteristics and values of other generations, can make you a … Continue reading Multiple Generations in the Workplace

Not TOO OLD for this: Job Hunting for Older Workers


by Kathy Kirchoff Times have changed. If you’re an older adult looking for work in this tough job market, you’ve probably discovered that job hunting is very different from the way it was just a few years ago. And, if you haven’t had to look for work in decades, your job hunting skills may be … Continue reading Not TOO OLD for this: Job Hunting for Older Workers