Massive because millions sign up for these, world-wide
Open because most are free, and you dont have to have specific qualifications to sign up (although sometimes a particular background is recommended).
Online and available on the web via your phone as well as on your computer.
We read that 60 is the new 50, and in some ways, I agree, many of us maintain an active lifestyle and an interest in how we look that wasn’t as commonplace 50 or more years ago. Partly as people had harder lives, working both inside and outside the home. But now … Life in balance at 60+ could be the goal for most of us.
Think of an entrepreneur and you may think of the people with the big business idea, set to pitch their idea to the dragons/sharks on TV. But its not just about the vision to create a large company.
Entrepreneurship is the process of designing, launching and running a new business, this can be to produce something and also to offer a service. As an entrepreneur we invest our money, take the risks with the hope of making a profit. We aren’t paid a salary and come up with the business idea ourselves. Its not only about making a massive profit, its also about personal fulfilment.
She contacted me as she had so many questions including
People will question why – so we need to make it clear why we are considering changing jobs when you are over 50.
We need to come from a position of planning and clarity, not panic.
Not quite ready to call it a day when it comes to work? You’re not alone. Maybe your company pension kicked in at 60 but, after six months of gardening and finishing off the DIY chores, you want to get out and earn some extra cash?
Don’t be vague when thinking about getting a job. Consider:
There is the information that is obvious height, job title, our way to approach stressful situations but there is a lot that we dont know, a lot to do with our personality.
Does it matter that we dont know?
I think so. The more that we understand ourselves, our personality, the easier we find it to deal with other people.
Understanding our personality means that we understand the situations where we will be at our best, and at our worst. It helps with the way we work, and we know the sorts of tasks and situations that allow us to be us. Understanding our personality allows us to have better relationships with others and so much more.
We then have a choice
Why you may want to take a career tests
Introducing Career Tests
Career tests will help you to understand more about your abilities, personality, interests and more. Using career tests can be an effective means of making a career and life choice and increasing career satisfaction.
These are not just for people at the start of their career but highly valuable making choices for life at 50 and beyond.
There are a wide number of career tests available, and deciding which to choose can be confusing. Each can play a role in helping you to understand more about yourself. In this article, Id like to introduce you to the different types of career tests so that you can make an informed choice about which will be best for you, depending on our needs.
I’d like to talk about retirement, some people have no choice but to carry on working beyond 60 or 65 but will it be the same work that they did before? How will you be Getting ready for retirement?
I’m working with one client, lets’ call her Helen and she plans to move away from what she has been doing to something new. She is also going to change locations. So there is going to be a lot of change. I want to support her in getting ready for retirement.