Author Archive for tfs

Q&A: Resumes and Social Media

Question: How closely should my information posted on social sites and job boards match the information on my resume? ~Chris from Millwaukie Answer: It is very important to invest the time to keep your internet reputation current and polished. Having…

Q&A: Dying Hair

Anonymous writes: . . . my wife and daughter are convinced that not only do I need to update my wardrobe, but I need a makeover and should dye my hair.  REALLY??   GMC: Anonymous, Coloring your hair is actually…

On this Memorial Day, 2014

Greater love hath no one than to lay down their life for love of family, friends and freedom. Today we honor all who gave their lives for this great country. To you: eternal honor, gratitude and recognition. Respectfully, The Gray…

Appearances Part 1

Anonymous writes: After 19 years of employment I have been laid off from a company I’d planned on retiring with. I’m in mid-management, and haven’t even considered looking for a job or been on an interview in years. My resume…

Reinvention 2.0

As we said on our “Who We Are” page, we are embarking on an effort to reinvent the Gray Matters Coalition Website. What better way to kick things off than to have our first article be about reinvention? You hear…

What Can I Do To Help?

Question: What can I do to help? ~ Jackson B. Utah Answer: First, sign up here on our Gray Matters Subscription page. You will be notified by email when we have news to share. We often have petitions for you…

What is Gray Matters Coalition?

Question: What is Gray Matters Coalition? ~ Judy K. Michigan Answer: Gray Matters Coalition is a grass roots special interest group dedicated to employment reform. We strive toward ending age discrimination in the work place, in the screening and interview…