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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

A Fatal Flaw Working People Should Avoid

While many of my blogs are aimed at helping the unemployed track down interviews that lead to employment, some (like this one) are also intended to help those who are currently working get ahead. 44 more words

Wise Ways to Train Older Workers

As we age, our needs do change. But they can be easily accommodated

I should know because I have one or two grey hairs :) I’ve also delivered more than 500 workshops and keynotes for corporations and universities in North America, Europe and Asia. 1,076 more words