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For this last episode of the season, I am replaying my appearance on the "Repurpose Your Career" podcast. Here are the questions we're answering:
 
1. I am a 61-year-old floor installer. I have been doing this since I was a young man. I have worked in other parts of the industry like sales and distribution but I like to work by myself. I no longer install carpeting because of the weight.
 
I do not know much longer I can continue to do this. I am incredibly good at finding the best methods to install the ever-changing product offerings that the vinyl and wood flooring industry come up with every year.
 
What can I do? I cannot physically keep this up.
 
2. After years of corporate training, I took time off to raise my daughter. She is graduating from high school in two weeks and I am ready to get back into training. 
 
A few of my challenges:
 
I haven't used much of the new technologies since 2008
I haven't spoken in from an audience since 2009
I haven't worked since 2009
 
Not sure where to begin. 
 
Thanks for your help in advice. 
 
Name redacted. 
 
3. I am 65 years old and I have been an IT consultant/Interim CIO for the last 25 years.
 
I want to finish my career as a full-time employee as a CIO at a small to medium size business. I am completely unable to convince people that I am worth the risk. I have worked in so many industries that everyone says I do not have the necessary industry experience and I get passed over.
 
What should I do?
 

You are more than welcome to join the discussion. Here are three ways you can:

– Call and leave a voicemail at 708-365-9822, or text your comments to the same number
– Go to TheVoiceofJobSeekers.com, press the “Send Voicemail” button on the right side of your screen and leave a message
– Send email feedback to mark@thevoiceofjobseekers.com

For the full show notes, go to TheVoiceofJobSeekers.com! 

Direct download: thevoiceofjobseekers189.mp3
Category:Career Advice -- posted at: 4:55pm CST

 
Removing bias from the hiring process is quite a task considering those who are still asking why. My guest this episode is Melissa Dobbins, founder, and CEO of career.place, whose purpose is to remove bias from hiring. She states on her website that she is "...radically reshaping the hiring process through the synthesis of science and technology..." Her goal is to show hiring companies how to remove bias from the hiring process. 

 

You are more than welcome to join the discussion. Here are three ways you can:

– Call and leave a voicemail at 708-365-9822, or text your comments to the same number
– Go to TheVoiceofJobSeekers.com, press the “Send Voicemail” button on the right side of your screen and leave a message
– Send email feedback to mark@thevoiceofjobseekers.com

 
Direct download: thevoiceofjobseekers188.mp3
Category:Career Advice -- posted at: 4:17pm CST

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