Changing careers at 50plus

Changing careers at 50plus. In both good times and challenging times, people in our prime are looking for new jobs. Sometimes this is foisted upon us due to redundancy, for others we just dont want to spend another day in a job we cant stand so we may think about a change of career. If thats you then this article will be of help.
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Turning 60 – time for a career change (Part 1)

Career change

Should I make a career change?

I love the flexibility of working for myself. I love supporting my clients to make a career change. I love to research and write. I enjoy leading Pre-retirement seminars, and its interesting to go to London for my consultancy assignments.
It looks like my consultancy work is going to end so Ive got space to take on something new. I could easily contact other consultancy firms, and work on assessment centres, but is that what I really want to do. It will feel like a backwards step to what I was doing 20 years ago.
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Can you be too independent?

too independent

Wednesday 30 August – Can you be too independent?
We are all different, we look different, age differently and have different approaches to life events. More than one person on this holiday has said that we (as a couple) are a bit kookie. Yes, we do like to do different things, to have adventures, and I think I lead Simon, my husband into trying out the new.
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I am 60. It's my birthday! Am I really a year older?

I am 60

Its my birthday! Am I really a year older?
Nope – no different to yesterday. We are not a year older, we are a day older. Sometimes I wonder what it would be like if we aged a year, or a decade, all at once – like we go through a door into the next decade and all the ageing changes happen at once. Now that would be quite a shock!
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Practical Job Search Tips for the over 50s

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In this blog post we will cover Practical Job Search Tips for the over 50s

What are the challenges of finding work in later life?

There are 4 main reasons people struggle to get a job in later life. Here are some reasons why people need practical job search tips. They
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Mid Week Update- 5 July


It’s mid week, time for my regular newsletter. I’ve been busy. Partly with client work but also with changing over to a new computer. It’s always a big job to get things set up properly. I keep all my passwords safe, well most, and of course the one I’ve lost is now so old that I can’t get it reset so looking to ‘work around’ rather than spend over £100 on something I may not need.
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Over 60 – don't want to retire what can I do?

Over 60 - don't want to retire

Over 60 – don’t want to retire what can I do?

Over 60 – don’t want to retire: Back in November I was approached by Woman & Home and asked if I would be one of their experts to work with a reader, helping them with a career decision. I was assigned to Christine who had worked in nursing for all her working life and at 65 was not ready to retire but wanted a new challenge, but what?
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Job search at 50 Plus: Finding a job when you should be retiring

job Search at 50

Job Search at 50 Plus

I need a job said Valerie, my pension isn’t enough but who is going to want to employ me? Dig deeper and the real problem was not what she had to offer (lots of useful skills and experience) but her self-belief in being able to get a job at job search at 50 plus.

Our Beliefs can affect success in job search at 50 plus

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