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Combatting Ageism in the Job Search Part 2

You can be smart about combatting ageism in your job search. Be encouraged, the workforce is getting older and there is a move to promote age diversity in the market. That said, it is taking a while for most organisations to catch up with a wider cultural shift. Below...

Mind Mapping Your Return to Work

Mind mapping the return to work is incredibly powerful. There was a step change in my return to work results once I had done this exercise. There’s lots of research supporting mind mapping’s impact. I took an absolute age to go back to work. I came up with a million...

Nine Tips for Combatting Ageism at Work

  There is still work to be done on combatting ageism at work. Now that I am back in full time work and closer in age to 50 than 40 I feel a responsibility to be a spokesperson for the importance of age diversity at work. In the wonderful book “She’s Back” the...

How to Finesse the “Tell Me About Yourself” Question

I used to want to roll up into a ball and die when people asked me “tell me about yourself”. If you are looking for work this question opens up the chance to pitch yourself for a job or contacts. After a career break especially, it can be counterintuitive to showcase...

An Expert’s Guide to Negotiating Job Fulfilment

How to negotiate part 2 see part 1 You’ve been offered what you think is great role and you are excited and frankly just want the whole thing over with. They seem to be offering a decent salary and you’re keen to just sign. Negotiating job fulfilment seems like a big...

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