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May, 2022

Thursday
19
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Meet three recruiters who are currently hiring people over 50: Lynne Herring, Sr. Talent Acquisition Specialist, Charles River Labs; Leanne Rodd, Director of Talent, FlexProfessionals Boston; and Kyle Quimby, Talent Acquisition Specialist, NorthEast ARC.

This informal networking session will begin with brief presentations from each recruiter. Then you will have an opportunity to practice your interviewing skills and meet the recruiters face-to-face in breakout rooms following their presentations.

Offered by 50+ Job Seekers in MA.
Tuesday
24
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For the TWP Series participants that were previously registered. Session is full - stay tuned for next series.
Tuesday
24
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Learn the art of closing and negotiating to obtain the deal you want without jeopardizing the offer on the table. Not every offer needs a counter0offer, but when it makes sense, know the best way to get the results you're hoping for.

Offered by 50+ Job Seekers in MA.
Wednesday
25
This event is virtual.
10:00 AM
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Join Glenn Frank and Steve Lewis to learn about financial planning and some tips for avoiding mistakes. Can you do it yourself? If so what are the best tools to use? Should you find an advisor? What‘s the best way to find one and how do you know you‘re selecting someone you can trust? Get answers to these questions and more.

Steve is an MBA/CPA who worked in corporate finance for 40 years. He now volunteers with VITA to do federal and state tax returns for low-income older adults.

Glenn has a Master‘s Degree in Taxation and was named Planner of the Year in 2019 by Massachusetts Financial Planning Association.
Wednesday
25
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EL PROGRAMA BILINGÜE para personas de 50 o más años que buscan trabajo, reiniciará actividades el 12 de enero y las culminará el 29 de junio de 2022.
Wednesday
25
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Did you know that our thoughts and beliefs about aging affect our health, wellness, likelihood of developing dementia, and even our longevity? Groundbreaking research by Dr. Becca Levy of the Yale School of Public Health, described in her new book, demonstrates that having age-positive beliefs can have tremendous benefits.

Join Dr. Levy for a fascinating presentation about her research, followed by a conversation about how we can attain and retain positive beliefs about aging when surrounded by an ageist society. We'll explore things that we can do as individuals, and together, to strengthen age-positive beliefs and to address ageism.

Offered by Denver Public Library, Changing the Narrative, and NextFifty Initiative.
Wednesday
25
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Are you exploring entrepreneurship? Do you own a small business, or a consulting or freelance practice? Then you're probably wondering what it takes to continuously grow.

Join Founders Over 55 for a case study on digital marketing strategies that will help you reach your target audiences. You'll learn how to craft your expertise and business materials into lead magnets. You'll see how to coordinate your content across different social media channels to elevate your visibility online. And, you'll understand the power of developing a cohesive and dynamic brand voice that gains traction with your customers and gives you valuable feedback on what's working and what to adjust.

Rebecca Moore, founder of InANutshell Consulting, will discuss how she has steadily grown her practice with social media posts, email campaigns, video tips & tutorials, and more. She'll also give you insights on common marketing myths, including which social platforms to use, how often to post, and what you should, and shouldn't, give away for free.

Offered by Founders Over 55, of which Encore Boston Network is a part.
Thursday
26
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Attorney Thomas Hulley’s first experience in public interest work was as an intern for Legal Aid Chicago. After college, he served for a year as an AmeriCorps VISTA at the United Way of Asheville and Buncombe County. Thomas then moved to Nashville and worked for two years as an advocate at Disability Rights Tennessee. He joined Community Legal Aid as their Staff Attorney, Elder Law, in 2021.

Thomas will speak on legal matters that impact 50+ community members, and the services Community Legal Aid and their Pro Bono Unit offer.
Thursday
26
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Kerry Hannon is a workplace futurist and strategist on career transitions, entrepreneurship, personal finance and retirement. Her latest book - In Control at 50+: How to Succeed in the New World of Work - will be released on April 25. In this session, she will be interviewed by Dorian Mintzer, host of Revolutionize Your Retirement. Kerry will describe the many ways the workplace is shifting and what challenges and opportunities that poses for people over 50.

Kerry Hannon is a frequent TV, radio and podcast commentator and is a sought-after keynote speaker. She is currently a senior columnist for Yahoo Finance and an on-air expert. She was formerly an expert columnist, opinion writer and regular contributor to The New York Times, MarketWatch, Forbes, and a personal finance and entrepreneurship expert on the PBS website NextAvenue.org.

Sign up beginning May 17.
Tuesday
31
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"Because when our kids and grandkids ask us what we did about climate change, we need to have a simple and true answer: we tried our best," says Mick Smyer, Founder and CEO of Growing Greener.

People over 50 are often faulted for the threat of global warming and climate change. "Your generation caused this whole mess," is a frequent point of view. Headlines such as "...must move much faster to avoid a perilous future on an overheated planet..." generate tension and anxiety. But what should we do?

Growing Greener helps move people from anxiety to action on climate change. Join Mick Smyer to explore ways to move from victims of climate change to potential leaders of climate action. The time is now.


June, 2022

Thursday
2
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A job campaign is hard enough on its own, but it’s even harder when you face discrimination, encounter implicit bias, lack common credentials, or face other barriers to employment.

> Are you a mature jobseeker?
> Have you been unemployed for more than eight months?
> Are you female or a person of color?
> Do you have a visible disability or medical condition?
If so, join Cheryl Gelzer Alexis to discuss ways to overcome the barriers that often accompany these circumstances. And bring your questions.

Cheryl Gelzer Alexis manages Learning & Development initiatives for MassHire South Shore Career Center. After practicing law, Cheryl transitioned to Human Resources management. She has over 25 years’ experience working in Human Resources for Harvard University and several Fortune 500 corporations.
Tuesday
7
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Join Franciel Ikeji, RD, Program Officer at the USDA Food & Nutrition Service, and Patricia Spence, Executive Director of The Urban Farming Institute, to learn about the key role that nutrition plays in healthy living and how urban farming contributes to healthier and more vibrant communities.
Thursday
9
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Staying focused, energized, and enthusiastic in your job search can be difficult. But it's well know that music can be a helpful influence on our health and behavior. Musician and music therapist Stephen Martini will introduce us to ways we can incorporate music into our lives to reduce stress and improve our overall well-being and productivity.

Offered by 50 Job Seekers in MA.
Tuesday
14
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What makes a good teammate? How do great teams form and maintain their effectiveness?
Why do companies spend so much time trying to figure out whether you’ll fit in? Join this session to learn about and discuss teamwork, functional teams, ideal team players, and getting along with difficult people.

Why you need to know about this: According to author Patrick Lencioni, “It is teamwork that remains the ultimate competitive advantage.” That is why companies strive to hire people who will fit in and work well with others. Master the skill of teamwork and your career could take off!
Wednesday
15
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EL PROGRAMA BILINGÜE para personas de 50 o más años que buscan trabajo, reiniciará actividades el 12 de enero y las culminará el 29 de junio de 2022.
Thursday
16
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Join us as we celebrate the close of another job search series for 50+ job seekers and career switchers. It’s time for some fun; so, let’s play Jeopardy! Teams of 3 or 4 will compete, with each member of the winning team receiving a free 30-minute coaching session!

Following the Jeopardy game, we can all participate in some classic networking. ?
> Review material from previous workshops
> Ask questions
> Obtain help
> Network with other job seekers
Wednesday
22
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We know that volunteer service benefits others -- that‘s why we do it. But did you also know that serving others generates benefits for those who do it? Research shows that volunteering pays health, social and quality of life dividends for people over 50. Join us to learn more.
Thursday
23
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The Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission (MRC) is focused on helping people who have disabilities achieve their personal, career, and independent living goals. At this session, Julie Proud Ray and Amanda D’Alessio will present information about MRC Vocational Rehabilitation services, including job placement services. 

Julie Proud Ray, Area Director of Braintree Office under the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission (MRC), has worked with MRC for the past 32 years in several positions - Rehab Counselor for the Deaf, Unit Supervisor, and is now an Area Director for the past 10 years.

Amanda D’Alessio, Job Placement Specialist/Qualified Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor II with the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission (MRC). Amanda started her journey at MRC in March of 2015 after graduating with her Master of Arts in Rehabilitation Counseling from Salve Regina in Newport, Rhode Island.

Offered by 50+ Job Seekers in MA.
Tuesday
28
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Companies hire for future success, not just your ability to perform a given job. How do you ensure that future success? The short answer is by mastering soft skills and showing leadership qualities that have been proven to lead to job success. In this session, we will discuss:
> How to behave at work
> How to ask for help properly
> The importance of listening
> Time management
> Problem solving, and more
Wednesday
29
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EL PROGRAMA BILINGÜE para personas de 50 o más años que buscan trabajo, reiniciará actividades el 12 de enero y las culminará el 29 de junio de 2022.
Thursday
30
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Have you dreamed about owning your own business? Franchising is one path to making your dream come true. And it’s never been more advantageous and possible than it is now. Harris Gubin, a franchise expert, will help you explore franchises as a potential opportunity for the next chapter in your life – one that offers the autonomy, financial stability, and flexibility. There are thousands of businesses in many industries—from accounting to travel-- that offer franchise opportunities. Learn the pros and cons of franchising and learn whether it might be right for you.

July, 2022

Wednesday
20
This is a virtual event.
10:00 AM
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Join Steve Lewis and Glenn Frank for a presentation about Social Security: when are you eligible to take it, tradeoffs and when should you take it, what are benefits for waiting, considerations for if one is married, divorced, widowed.

Steve is an MBA/CPA who worked in corporate finance for 40 years. He now volunteers with VITA to do federal and state tax returns for low- income older adults.

Glenn has a Master‘s Degree in Taxation and was named "Planner of the Year" in 2019 by Massachusetts Financial Planning Assoc.

September, 2022

Wednesday
21
This is a virtual event.
10:00 AM
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Join Steve Lewis and Glenn Frank to learn about Medicare: when one is eligibe, options to supplement basic Medicare for hospital, phyician services, and prescription coverage. Additional options for those with low income.

November, 2022

Wednesday
16
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10:00 AM
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Join Glenn Frank and Steve Lewis for a conversation about wills, trusts, durable power of attorney for financial decisions, health care proxy, beneficiaries, and giving.

Steve is an MBA/CPA who worked in corporate finance for 40 years. He now volunteers with VITA to do federal and state tax returns for low- income older adults.

Glenn has a Master‘s Degree in Taxation and was named "Planner of the Year" in 2019 by Massachusetts Financial Planning Assoc.