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Career Change and the Chronologically Gifted

December 13th, 2018 No comments

by Nancy R. Burke Career Coach, FuturePerfect and Burke&Penn   Five years ago, we started our business, Burke&Penn to work with people age 50+ on their careers and second acts. We want to help people define themselves, not by their pasts, but by the futures they want to create. In these five years, we’ve learned […]

February RoundTable – Helping Job Seekers with Low Computer Skills

February 21st, 2012 No comments

** This month’s RoundTable is POSTPONED due to weather. The new date is Tuesday, March 6, 2012 **   The Minnesota Career Development Association (MCDA) offers monthly RoundTable meetings that focus on selected career development topics to help us become better practitioners.  Round Tables also serve as a time to network with colleagues working in […]

CPAD – Back to School for Grownups

September 1st, 2010 No comments

Title: CPAD – Back to School for Grownups Location: MN Teamsters Service Bureau Link out: Click here Description: Join this practical discussion for adults contemplating a return to the classroom. Based on real-world experience, our speaker will help you tackle questions you (or your clients) might have, such as: Am I too old? What about […]

More Older Job Seekers Considering Re-Careering

November 16th, 2009 No comments

Today, a high skill level is needed for jobs that offer higher wages and better benefits. Getting these skills can be a challenge since many mature job seekers haven’t been in school, taken a test, or practiced proper writing skills in a very long time, let alone done a math problem without a calculator.

Bridging the Generational Gap in the Workplace

November 16th, 2009 No comments

Generational differences have subtle impacts on the workplace rather than the dramatic conflict portrayed in the media.