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John and Francesca Vrattos with some of their Sonoma County Harvest Fair Awards John and Francesca Vrattos had a wonderful life of family, travel, and career success; he as the sales manager at Parisian Bakery/Colombo Baking Company, she as an office manager. Then came the recession. Both were laid off from their jobs in 2009, […]
The Mature Workforce Forum and Job Fair: An Interview with NY State Senator Robert Jackson and Hope Kaye.
On October 4th Next for Me is joining NY State Senator Robert Jackson, Silvernest, and AARP for a event “The Mature Workplace Forum and Job Fair” at Riverstone Senior Life Services Center 99 Fort Washington Ave, New York. Senator Jackson started as School Board President where through his strong advocacy with the “Campaign for Fiscal […]
Through our weekly newsletter, in-person meetups, and public events, Next for Me has created a network of opportunity and empowerment for 50+ workers. This market report is based on findings from those meetups, from one-on-one interviews, focus groups, and surveys conducted with our audience nationwide from January 2018 – January 2019. Common Themes Ageism […]
Numbers Matter and Other Interview Lessons Learned This article was originally published on Medium. It was 3pm. I sat at my desk with my laptop in front of me. My fully charged phone was to the right, sitting next to a stack of notes I’d taken to prepare for the interview. I stared at the […]