China's per capita consumption of antibiotics—often misprescribed—is ten times higher than Americans. Health authorities have launched a campaign to curb dangerous overuse.
Labor groups get a 13.5 percent stake in the new airline, but whether pilots cash in depends on pending tax decisions and other factors
His former chief economic adviser calls for a trillion-dollar-plus stimulus based on infrastructure investment
Internet gate-keeper ICANN is expanding the number of top-level domains in 2014. Businesses that settled for clunky names can start reserving better versions
Hedge funds are badly trailing the broader market, which makes their fees and restrictions less palatable to investors
A Dell executive turned entrepreneur is cleaning up by exporting Made-in-USA air purifiers to people in polluted Chinese cities
Pitting Team U.S.A. against a top-seeded tiger such as Germany could lead to carnage, but it sounds like a battle made for TV
Northwestern's Kellogg School of Management reclaims the top stop after a two-year absence
Immigrant entrepreneurs and companies with intellectual property are more likely to hire
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By Liz Ryan
A job seeker asked me, "Is it possible to rebrand oneself after age 50?" I had to hesitate for a second and ponder the question. "It isn't possible, exactly," I said. "It's mandatory." We're in the middle of a workplace culture revolution. Twenty or 30 years of devoted service to a blue chip employer by itself carries less résumé weight than it ever has, these days. "What's in your wake?" is the new job-market mantra, and over-50 job seekers have more need than most to focus on their concrete, here's-how-I-made-a-difference stories and their answers to the question, "What business problem do I solve?" Here are ten tips for 50-plus job seekers (and their close cousins in the working-but-wondering community) as they endeavor to build their personal brands, their job search direction and toolkit, and their overall career mojo.