Be an outlier to overcome ageismFace it, people of all ages haven't gotten the memo that ageism is not only wrong but self-defeating. Even if they agree with that statement, many will inevitably or subconsciously practice it.
Therefore, if you're older, take control. Be seen as an exception to the rule.
Boomer Employment Struggles: “Why Me? Why Not Me?”If it can happen to him, it can happen to anyone. Hard learned lessons to find a job over 50 years of age.
Despite a distinguished and highly successful career Ray Suarez (PBS NewsHour), like many older workers are challenged to reinvent himself to earn an income.
Thriving after the Pandemic: Pause then PivotHow do you survive and even thrive this coronavirus pandemic when your job is threatened, you need to find a job or a new way to earn an income?
Futurist Karen Sand's advice: Pause then Pivot. Don't rush into something new to earn a living, unless you absolutely have to immediately. Use this time to re-evaluate your life, skills and needs and then pivot to something more fulfilling, meaningful, and even profitable.