Andrea is a Care Manager. After high school, co-op placement at Sunrise Senior Living turned out to be a perfect fit. In this video she explains how she became interested in gerontology, got work experience, made great connections, went to college, and ultimately got a job she loves.… More
FIGURE OUT WHAT YOU ARE GOOD AT DOING
Every age group and demographic is looking for work. Figure out your strengths as a retiree, an experienced worker, and someone with a lifetime of skills and wisdom.
BE REALISTIC! I had one job seeker recently tell me she wanted to become a pilot of corporate aircraft. With some planning, tuition money, and appropriate educational groundwork, becoming a commercial pilot is a realistic career goal for many; …however…… More
JOB SEEKERS SEE THE TIP OF THE ICEBERG
Visualize being at sea and viewing an iceberg from a safe distance. Even when the size of an entire city block, only 10% of an iceberg is visible above the surface of the water. As huge as they may appear, we are only seeing a tenth of their total dimension. The rest is below the surface of the water away from view.
Now, visualize the market of available jobs that are posted or advertised somewhere for the public to see. Count all the job postings… More