Over 50, Female and Jobless – New York Times Reports

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Over 50, Female and Jobless, Even as Others Return to Work Editors Note: Patricia Cohen, New York Times Writer, chronicles the downward spiral of women job hunters in the last decade from findings revealed in a new study on long-term unemployment from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. Ten years ago, less than 25% of the unemployed women remained…

Double Whammy for Women Job Seekers Over 40

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This article from the Huffington Post, discusses new studies which reveal that the group most discriminated against in hiring are women over the age of 40.In a study conducted by the National Bureau of Economic Research, 12,000 fake résumés were sent out, all from women with college degrees: Women aged 35-37 and 40-42 received callbacks 11-12% of…

Beware of these 5 Online Cyber Mistakes During the Holidays

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Lohrman on Cybersecurity & Infrastrucure: 5 Online Mistakes to Avoid During the Holidays Editor’s Note:  The holiday season is here, and many of us are shopping online hoping to get the best deals possible. This is a time to GIVE and not be TAKEN.  Review these cyber security tips compiled in an article from govtech.com, written by Dan Lohrman,…

10 Ways to Be Thankful When Unemployed

Count Your Blessings This Holiday Season. Editor’s Note: This week marks the official beginning of the Holiday season. For the unemployed, this can be an especially difficult time of year. Money is tight, and the future seems uncertain. This article, from aol.com, is a simple reminder of the strength of GRATITUDE, the joy of giving and the…