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9 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...

Tune Up Your Network pt.2 – Make Friends with Facebook

Statistically returners get jobs from contacts - from their network. Anecdotally, my last two podcast guests have got their most recent jobs in the same way. Jess Spiring (exclusive to blog subscribers this week - join my mailing list for posts straight to your inbox,...

Tune Up Your Professional Network

Tune Up Your Professional Network - From the Sunlounger If you’ve got a bit of space over the summer why not think about freshening up your network. We are creatures who need community and connection. For the returner, the stats are overwhelming. You’re far more...

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