Richard Nelson Bolles – On Being An Artist

Richard Nelson Bolles Interviewed by Jenni Proctor

Richard Nelson Bolles, author of What Color is Your Parachute, describes career as being the expression of 'an artist at work' and reflects on the medium he most enjoys working with in this informal conversation with Jenni Proctor from Clarity Career Management and Boomers Next Step. By Jenni Proctor

Job Hunting on the Sly – Finding a Way Out of That Dead-End Job

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Despite what you tell your colleagues, you’ve looked online for work while at work. It doesn’t matter if you say it’s only happened during your lunch break, sure thing, or you admit to taking an entire morning to peruse the job market. Everyone has killed some time looking for that dream job, while your current […]

5 Warning Signs That Your Interview Skills Suck

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There are many things that can go wrong in a job interview. No matter how hard you try, some things just have a way of going awry. To help you determine whether you’re an ace interviewee or can benefit from a brush-up, here are the top 5 warning signs that your interview skills suck: 1. […]

Job Hunting After 50 – Move Ahead of the Kids!

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Job hunting after 50-move ahead of the kids and get you job hunting effort back on track. Job hunting after 50 is no picnic. Either you’re unemployed or your current job is on the brink of ending. You’ve built what you think is a great resume. After sending out a number of resume application packages […]

15 Careers You Thought Were Extinct

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Rumors of these careers’ demise have been greatly exaggerated. The workforce exists in a constant state of flux, with technology and consumer demands rendering some positions obsolete — if not entirely extinct. However, some cling to life by catering to the needs of specific niches, rendering them largely invisible or ignored by anyone outside of […]

3 Smart Things You Can Do To Land Your Next Job

We are all aware the job market now is very competitive. Here are 3 things to keep in the front of your mind when putting together a resume and during any interviews you might be fortunate enough to garner. 1. Be Honest In All Things And At All Times We have all heard the stories […]

Top 5 Resources For Career Research

If you are looking for a new career, perhaps something very different from what you have been doing, it can be hard to know where to start your research. If you have read my article on Self Evaluation for career choice then you will know about identifying your values, interests and skills to help you […]

Retiree Jobs – Baby Boomer Retirement Means Work For Most

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Retiree jobs will be important to 72% of all baby boomers. According to a Del Webb, who should know something about retirement, survey of baby boomers… 72% is the percentage of baby boomers that plan to work in retirement. Why is working in retirement necessary? Over 50% of boomers have saved less than $25,000 for […]

Career Change Myths Exposed

Have you been dreaming of making a career change? If so, why haven’t you acted on your dream? It might be because you are operating under a false assumption. You might be missing out on opportunities because of a career myth – the good news is that there are several career change myths that can […]

Questions to Ask When Making a Career Transition

I work with many clients who are moving through a career transition. The desire for a transition comes from different places and for different reasons. Transitions can be made with intention or accelerated through circumstance. Wherever you are, these questions can help you make choices that align with your wants, needs and values. WHY do […]