British Seniors Are Welcome In The Workforce

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This article is contributed by Tristan Anwyn.

For the silver-haired in Britain this is shaping up to be something of a golden age, where employers are more likely than ever to welcome older employees back into the workforce.  

Recent statistics show that the number of over-65s currently employed in the UK is now over a million for the first time in history.  It may be a little intimidating to go for that interview but remember you have lots to offer. Continue reading “British Seniors Are Welcome In The Workforce”

5 Great Tips For Setting Yourself Apart From The Crowd At A Job Interview.

the_interviewThis article is contributed by Kevin Wright. When you go to an interview you have to remember you’re not as special as you think you are. A lot of people are qualified and it will keep them in the selection process, but at the end of the day you need to stand out or you won’t be the one getting the job. The reason for this is because nearly everyone else getting interviewed has very similar qualifications to you. Continue reading “5 Great Tips For Setting Yourself Apart From The Crowd At A Job Interview.”

Why You Deserve a Pay Rise

peanut pay This article is contributed by Chase Brandon. If you’ve been thinking about asking for a pay rise for a while, but don’t seem to be able to find the courage to actually do it, it could be because you doubt whether you actually deserve one. Here are a few great reasons to boost your confidence and remind you why you deserve a pay rise: Continue reading “Why You Deserve a Pay Rise”

Seniors in the Workplace

This article is contributed by Joffrey Drummond.

Many seniors these days are working well into what would normally be considered their retirement years. Sometimes this is just because they don’t want to settle down and simply spend their time getting “old”. They want to keep active and staying in the work force gives them the stimulation and the social interaction that they crave and need.

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Job Search Tips For Seniors

This article is contributed by Damian Wolf. Before we shun the older generation, we should understand that they have more experience and leadership skills after being around for longer. Today, most are not willing to retire early because either they have to pay the bills or they want to stay productive for longer. Continue reading “Job Search Tips For Seniors”

Your second career will be better

Many reaching what is normally thought of as the age of retirement, say fifty five years old or so, are now deciding to take up a second career.  That may be due to force of circumstances or may be a conscious determination to do something completely different.  In either case, it is important to realistically compare the career choices before making the plunge. Continue reading “Your second career will be better”