This FREE workshop will focus on working in later life, covering a range of areas, from how and where to find new job opportunities to becoming self-employed. Led by award-winning Career Coach Denise Taylor.
Free refreshments (tea, coffee and cake) will be served throughout the evening. The event is open to anyone aged 55+. The workshop is being run by LinkAge Network as part of the Post-Retirement Opportunities project.
RUNNING ORDER
6.00pm – Arrival / refreshments served
6.15pm – Welcome – Sarah Parkes, LinkAge Network
6.30pm – Find Work at 50+ – Denise Taylor
7.15pm – Break
7.30pm – Session 2 – TBC
8.00pm – Event closes
FIND WORK AT 50+ with Denise Taylor
In this practical session we will look at how to increase your chance of getting a new job at 50+. consider options beyond full-time work helping you to look at your future working life too. We will also look at 21st century job search with practical tips on how to enhance your CV, the benefits of an effective LinkedIn profile and why you ned to consider what makes you stand out from all other applicants.
Denise Taylor is an award-winning Career Psychologist. Approaching 40 she realised she had climbed the wrong career ladder and started the journey to a portfolio life as a writer, career coach, consultant and media spokesperson with her company Amazing People. Her passion is to help people make the rest of their lives their best life, from deciding on what to do to supporting clients get the job or life they want. Outside of work Denise loves live music, supporting new music alongside established artists, dancing and responsible travel.
VENUE
The New Room / John Wesley’s Chapel is located in central Bristol, close to Broadmead Shopping Centre and Cabot Circus. It is served by several buses.
The Horsefair Room is on the second floor and is fully accessible with lift access.
Venue map, directions and contact details
If you have any specific access or dietary requirements, please contact Sarah at sarahparkes@linkagenetwork.org.uk or on 0117 353 3042.
POST-RETIREMENT OPPORTUNITIES PROJECT
The Post-Retirement Opportunities (PRO) project aims to help people aged 55+ who are approaching retirement or facing redundancy manage the shift into the next phase of their lives.
Funded by the Bristol and District Retirement Council, PRO is being delivered by LinkAge Network in collaboration with the Anchor Society and Business in the Community.
The Working in Later Life event is one of several events taking place in 2018-19, showcasing the wide range of opportunities and advice on offer in and around Bristol within the areas of money, work, volunteering, learning, leisure and health & wellbeing. Each event features guest speakers, workshops, and representatives from a range of organisations on hand to provide information and advice, offering attendees the opportunity to explore and share ideas, hear from those with lived experience of retirement, and meet and socialise with people at a similar stage in life.

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