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BACK TO WORK 50+ Gives a Helping Hand
Supplying Needed Skills Makes all the Difference for One Hard-working Woman

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Gloria Santos is used to working hard and doing whatever it takes to get by. No matter the challenge, she finds a way to thrive. Whether it was picking seasonal crops as a child after migrating from Mexico, forgoing high school to babysit eight younger siblings so her parents could work, or earning a GED […]

BACK TO WORK 50+ Promoting Job Stability
Providing one woman with the resume tools and job retraining to start a new career

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Providing one woman with the resume tools and job retraining to start a new career

Imagine this: You’re 47, recently divorced, and living in an empty nest in what most Americans would consider, literally, a tundra. It was this predicament that caused Alaska’s Janette Thornton to consider making a drastic move. With a background in social work and experience as a small-business owner of four national fast-food franchises, she gazed […]

Self-Employment: Taking the First Steps on the Journey to Self-Employment

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Laid off. Laid off?? Whatever do you mean? I had never even considered the concept — until, that is, the contract I was working on came to an abrupt end. From 2004 to 2011, I had worked for a government contractor. During those years, I developed writing, presentation and training skills that I thought would […]

BACK TO WORK 50+ Assists With Job Placement
Settling Into A New Career

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Settling Into A New Career

Helping one woman settle into a new career with a great company. For most of us, when we think of college campuses, we think of them as places for kids who are 20 to 30 or more years younger than we are. We often forget that local colleges can actually be resources for us beyond […]

BACK TO WORK 50+: Giving one woman the edge to stay competitive in today’s job market

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She may have had a master’s degree and years of managerial experience under her belt, but when Jayne Holley saw an ad for a free job retraining program at her local community college, she knew there was a potentially valuable opportunity for her. After losing two jobs in a row to downsizing, and then being […]