Despite U.S. unemployment rates that hover around 10 percent, one segment of the population is not being hit as hard: employees age 55-plus. At its peak in December 2009, the unemployment rate for this group was 7.2 percent. As of December, 2010, it was 6.9 percent. These statistics will no doubt come as a surprise to all the 55-plus job seekers who are still struggling to find work.
The global recession has forced many people to reconsider their careers and life choices. In these turbulent times, where does one turn for career advice? From the author of the book “Innovation Secrets of Steve Jobs”, here are just a few ways Jobs can teach you to ‘think differently’ about professional and career success.
Ford R. Myers, Career Coach, Speaker and Author of “Get The Job You Want, Even When No One’s Hiring,” offers the five tips to help job seekers get out of their summer “career coma” and focus on fall career success.