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Nearing Retirement? Get Ready for Your Encore Career

By Lee Hecht Harrison on March 10, 2015

Many retired workers are re-entering the workforce to begin a “second chapter” or “encore” career that offers mental challenge, financial security and social connection. And a reinvigorated job market has opened up more opportunities for mature workers. If you’re considering an encore career after retirement, a little preparation can help you get off to a productive start. Here are four tips to get you thinking about that next chapter.

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Job Simulations: Trends in Hiring Practices

By Lee Hecht Harrison on February 13, 2015

Employers are raising the bar by adding a new component to the hiring process: job simulations. Job simulations allow companies to assess potential employees as they participate in real life job exercises. They are gaining popularity as a determining factor in the hiring process. But a tryout can be stressful if you’re not prepared. Here are two important tips job seekers should consider so they’re ready when invited to tryout for their next position.

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Majority of Job Seekers Move Searches Mobile

By Greg Simpson on November 3, 2014

Landing a new position requires more than a great resume—it requires speed, connections and flexibility. With a mobile device, job seekers can search for positions, apply for jobs that match their profile, connect directly via social networks with recruiters and employers, and get career advice in the moment.

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