Sometimes finding work can be a challenge in today’s world and sometimes being a baby boomer in today’s job market can be intimidating. The great news is there are plenty of jobs for this highly-sought after group – the key is how to position yourself strategically in today’s evolving job market.
1. Learn the rules of the job market– sign up on a social media site.
2. Build your technical skills
3. Consolidate the work experience on your resume – the last 15 years is the most critical.
4. Prepare yourself for age-related questions – be positive, yet vague!
5. Attitude is a key selling point!
Believe it or not – your age is a great positioning tool to be used to your advantage. Many employers see it as a resource, so do not shy away from the years of experience you have to offer an employer. Watch the video to gain more insight on how to market yourself, to the best of your ability, to land the next job of your dreams.
Cathy DeWitt Dunn, President of DeWitt & Dunn, LLC, is the driving force behind Women Money & Power. With decades of experience in the financial services industry, Cathy specializes in helping individuals and families strengthen their retirement outlook with lifetime income solutions not available from traditional brokerage houses. She has helped countless investors start their personal journeys towards a stronger retirement with strategies designed to protect principal, generate retirement income that can’t be outlived, and eliminate market loss.