Is Being Over 40 a Blessing? What are your thoughts?
OK. You're out of work. BUMMER! You still remember when it was OK to have a drink after work. Smoke in a "smoking area." Feeling like your job was more than a "job". It was your life long career. But now it is a new world. Well maybe not that new. Your old job is gone. Maybe even your whole industry-like the auto, travel, consumer electronics or dozens of other industry's. Some having passed like the era of the dial phone (I know you have used one) and CD player. If you are using one hide it and get a IPOD or IPHONE immediately. It is time to retool, retrain and restore your confidence. There is no shame in learning. Well except if you are one of the thousands of unappreciated and under paid teachers who work for love while providing a very important role in our society. But we will save that for another day.
If you one of the 500,000 plus new visitors to our blog our aim at Interns Over 40 is simple. Help you find a way out of the nightmare. Whether it
is "Alice in Wonderland" or "Nightmare on Elm Street" (don't fall asleep)! We will try to educate you, point you in right direction and hook you up (not the under 30 meaning) with new career tools for the older skilled worker Yes you may be competing with a 20 or 30 something. But as a skilled worker you have a lot of knowledge about working in a career. So put your beanie cap on, turn on your MacBooks (OK Windows notebooks), carry your IPHONE/Blackberry and learn from those who know. Your future
What do you think?
Contributor: Bobby Edelman
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