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The missing million over 50s who want to work

A MILLION people aged over 50 are not working but would like to and are not receiving the help they need, says a new report. 130 more words

Human Resources

The 'Missing Million': Campaign launch for the older involuntary jobless

Yesterday saw the launch of a campaign by three organizations to tackle the issue of unemployment among the over 50s. Those involved are the International Longevity Centre, The Prince’s Initiative for Mature Enterprise (PRIME) and Business In The Community. 224 more words

In The News

Shoved off the hamster wheel. Ten things I learned in 10 weeks of unemployment

To forestall the inevitable criticism, I do understand how incredibly fortunate I am to have ONLY experienced 10 weeks without a job. The statistics are frightening for women like me hurtling towards age 60.  1,300 more words


Changing views on later life - is it a different story for men and women?

Two stories caught my eye this morning.

Firstly the independent suggests that “isolation and loneliness await growing number of men” in retirement because of the lack of contact with family and friends.   226 more words

In The News

Flexible Working for 50+ Individuals: 4 Things You Should Know

Last week, the Flexiworkforce team were lucky enough to attend the 50+ Show. We were unique in that while most of the other exhibitors were showcasing holidays and leisure and household products, we were encouraging attendees to consider supplementing their retirement income with flexible working. 541 more words

Flexible Working

Yes, I Am An Old Lady. Get Over It.


Date: Today

To: Anybody with a bee in the bonnet about working with “Baby Boomers” on any project anywhere:

From: Bold, Brassy 40+ Worker… 283 more words


The Interview Outfit: what's that new accessory?

This morning, while entering data into my fitbit app, I got to wondering about the impact of wearing a fitbit bracelet on a job interview. 227 more words

Career Coaching