Category: 50+ Careers

The Flexible Working Survival Kit

Okay lets say you may be floating somewhere on cloud nine by securing perhaps a new flexible working job, as a freelancer or starting your own business. All this allows you to work flexibly from or at home. If this is the case many congratulations. Working flexibly from or at home is one of those odd concepts to wrap your… Read more →

You don’t have to crazy to work here – but…..

Alain de Botton at Future Talent Conference 2017

Philosophy of the Workplace

Now I am a big fan of the philosophy of the workplace and careers, and no better exponent of this than Alain de Botton at the Changeboard Conference 2017. Principally, Mr Botton suggests most leaders & managers are anxious and panic ridden and not grumpy or stern. We all behave like 3 year old’s at work and we might just have to admit to ourselves how hard we are to work with. Take a look at the video and drop us a line with your thoughts. Do you agree with Mr de Botton’s theories if not why?

Is Your Summer Holiday Work Ready?

So the summer is upon us, kids away from school and we are all looking forward to our time away from work. For working adults the one or two weeks (or even more if you are lucky) it’s time away from the daily working routine. The big question then is are you and your work ready for your summer holiday? Not surprisingly there… Read more →

“I am sorry we are letting you go” – The Post Redundancy Plan

Imagine the scene, you are sitting in a room with your line manager, a representative from H.R. and perhaps a member of your trade union. You know what is about to happen and then its does……..“I am sorry we are letting you go”. You may be feeing numb, crushed and sick to your stomach. Of course you may also be… Read more →

The Career Enabled Disabled

So you have a disability or have a long-term health condition and are looking to pick up your career. Perhaps starting out at work or would just like a job. Though do you feel confident employers will see past your condition. You have the knowledge, skills, experience and abilities in your CV for the role. Clearly, you are motivated, driven… Read more →

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