Certified Career Coach, Hallie Crawford was honored to have been quoted on Time.com recently regarding career advice for professionals in their 50s. The article, “6 Best Career Moves to Make in Your 50s,” will give you tips to utilize at this pivotal point in your career.
Know how to prove your worth.
Rounding the half-century mark? It’s time to make some defensive moves to sustain your career success. “Some people automatically assume 50-something workers are resting on their laurels and coasting through to retirement,” says Amy Glaser, senior vice president at worldwide employment agency Adecco Staffing.
As a more seasoned employee, you’re probably earning a relatively high salary, which could put a target on your back during company cost cutting, says Jaime Klein, founder of Inspire Human Resources, a New York-based HR consulting firm.
Your play: Make your age an asset rather than a liability, by demonstrating your worth to your employer. Take these steps to show you’re indispensable.