YOUR WORK LIFE

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What Older Workers Need To Know To Get the Job They Want

I recently created a Career Renovation program to help older people get the job they want.  It was a way of sharing my experience with many people at once after years of helping older workers, one at a time, to make career transitions.  I was motivated to do it because I'd talked to one too many older workers who […]

Jo Barnes and Jenni Proctor

How To Create An Online Business In 12 Weeks

If you have every thought you might like to create an online business, here is the best opportunity you will ever get.     When I work with people changing their careers, or even just chat socially with people and the conversation turns to work, so many express the desire to work for themselves.  Frequently […]

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Live Life Your Way – Reinvent Yourself

You’ve probably spent your life thinking that by the time you reach “a certain age” you’ll have it all together.  But sometimes the path you want to follow just gets more confusing…. Where you thought there’d be a pathway in front of you there is just crazy paving! Life is too short to keep living a […]

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Older Worker Interviewed On Channel 9

This week a delightful 56 year old woman, Carolyn Young, was interviewed on Channel 9's Today program about her plight. She had been unemployed for over a year despite being experienced, articulate, qualified and very pleasant in her manner.  She believed that her problems came from age discrimination and that was obviously the point of […]

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12 Factors That Affect How Much You Like Your Job

Being happy at work is related to many different factors. The work itself can be a joy to you, but if the culture of the organisation, the people you work with, or the style of management upset you then you will soon lose pleasure in the work. Which of these twelve factors are impacting on […]

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YOUR LIFESTYLE

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Live Life Your Way – Reinvent Yourself

You’ve probably spent your life thinking that by the time you reach “a certain age” you’ll have it all together.  But sometimes the path you want to follow just gets more confusing…. Where you thought there’d be a pathway in front of you there is just crazy paving! Life is too short to keep living a […]

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Top Holiday Destinations for 2015

The Guardian newspaper in England has just released their list of the best holiday destinations for 2015 and I'm delighted to see that Brisbane is on the list.  Once an overgrown country town, the Queensland capital has changed beyond recognition in recent years: Lonely Planet named it Australia’s hippest city last year. Alongside hotel and […]

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Considering Retirement

People talk a lot about how important it is to have a passion for the work you do, but sometimes even the things you have a passion for can lose some of their attraction over time. I love my work, but right now the prospect of being on a permanant holiday – the traditional form of […]

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How To Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

DocMikeEvans has some great videos on YouTube.  I thought this one might be very helpful today, the beginning of 2015.  So relax and take 5 minutes to improve your chances of a high success rate in keeping your new years resolutions. 

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