Is age always the reason that older people don’t get the jobs they apply for? Age discrimination is a reality, but there are several others reasons why people don’t get the job they want. Could one of these five issues be damaging your job search success?
Archives for November 2014
Use Your Senses Usually there are tell-tale signs leading up to a redundancy. For a start most employees hear whispers that there is going to be a restructing of the company long before it is publicly announced. With your ear to the ground you may find out details, but it is enough to know that […]
Losing your job can be such an emotional experience, yet redundancy is often badly managed by companies with little regard for the emotions of individuals.
Education expands one's career opportunities and skill set but isn't exactly a guarantor of contentment or success. While degrees open doors, they don't necessarily mean a particular position — or even path — will ultimately prove the most viable, comfortable fit. Some pretty basic factors need meeting before true happiness settles in. Basic factors requiring give […]
If you are looking for a new job, chances are high that you will need to understand recruiters role in your job search and opportunities that you will hear about. It is important to understand what their role is so that you start off with the appropriate expectations. Don’t be disheartened by something a recruiter […]
Is it really possible to reinvent your working life? Millions ask this question every day as they toil, feeling trapped, unhappy and wondering if life will ever get any better! The reality is that you can make these changes in your life. It will involve some work on your part, but the outcome is definitely […]
The infographic below is a summary of the ten most common mistakes I see older workers make when they commence a job search. It was written in response to one client’s request for help. I analysed her situation, her resume and cover letter, and observed the following 10 classic mistakes being made. Many of the mistakes […]
Small children are fascinated by the world of adults, and this includes the world of work. When given the opportunity a favourite game is to dress up as different adult roles with which they are familiar – nurse, doctor, fireman, policemen, teacher.
No matter how hard you work at creating and developing a successful business, if you miss the fundamentals the business success you desire is going to be elusive. This infographic outlines the three main traps you need to avoid, all related to your own belief system about success, your worthiness for success and the toll […]