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At 48 I went back to work in the corporate world. It was scary.
I truly began to understand the meaning of fake it until you make it when I found myself in hot water for not replying to a meeting request in Outlook. Outlook hadnt been invented the last time I played corporate games.
The reason I was dressed in black and wearing heels for the first time in 10 years, and literally shaking in said heels was an interview. This was something that hadnt happened in more than 20 years.
My back to work story
My marriage broke down, and at 48 I realised that the only way forward was for me to get a job that paid well. I had my qualifications and lots of life experience, but nothing currently corporate.