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If you are 50 or older and out of work; it's going to take you longer to get hired. "And nationally, AARP research shows that it takes 6 months.” That's why AARP of Oregon is traveling the state to help those boomers hone their skills: “And we're all competing for similar work and there's a point when 5 years of experience is as valuable as 10 years of experience. So that's one thing that people have to know that they need to be ready to compete with people from other generations as well as their own generation.” Joyce Demonnin says we are in a four-generation job market now. That means people who are 50 plus may be interviewed by someone 10 to 20 years younger. She says be prepared to do online job applications; to cater your resume' to specific positions, and to keep your look and approach very current and relevant.

 

 

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Jones Road, full road closure between Bennington Lane and NE Butler Market Road. May 18 – August 18, local access only.
 

Oregon State University off-site improvements for intersection reconstruction, July 11 – August 3,    7 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., at intersection of Chandler Avenue and Yates Drive.

 

Orion Drive closed in two locations for sewer work; at the intersection with Avery Lane and between Desert Woods Drive and King Hezekiah Way.  From July 11 to Sept. 6. Detours marked.

 

Valhalla Sewer Relocation Project, Mt. Washington Drive at Shevlin Park Road intersection and North to Regency Street. Nighttime closures with detours marked during roundabout construction. Daytime closures for construction towards Regency Street.    7 p.m. – 7 a.m., July 11 – November.

 
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