Will a robot take my job? This is a question many people (including myself) often ask. Job hunting is tough for everyone (as a job hunter I speak from personal experience) While many jobs are created yearly there is now a chance that our jobs can be done by a robot. A frightening thought. Did … Continue reading Will a robot take my job?
Best questions to ask in a job interview As someone who is currently job hunting I am getting plenty of practice at interviews. Below are the best questions to ask in a job interview. While most of us are aware of the best questions to ask during interviews often we can end interviews without … Continue reading Best questions to ask in a job interview
Tips on a telephone interview We are all familiar with a face to face interview but today it is far more likely you will initially have a telephone interview. Often a business/recruiter will want to start with a telephone interview to initially discuss the job opportunity with the potential candidate to see if you would … Continue reading Telephone interview tips
I wanted to draw your attention to a training programme for the Over 50s who are currently out of work When I started this blog I wanted to provide you with uplifting and interesting posts that are generally geared towards Women (men are welcome of course) who are over 50. … Continue reading Training Course for the Over 50s starting end of April
Networking tips – how to be successful. Most of us will network at some point in our life, either as a solo business owner or as part of an established organisation. Networking is not something we are used to – it means getting out of our comfort zone – you may feel awkward – but … Continue reading Networking tips – how to be successful
A Quick Guide to Using Email People often ask ‘how did we cope before e-mail’ but using email in your business can have its drawbacks if not used correctly. Email is a very effective communication tool but often we are inundated with spam. We must make sure we use it correctly. … Continue reading E mail tips
Ageism or age discrimination is the fact, when you are treated unfavourably because of your age. Finding work over the age of 50 is proving to be a very difficult challenge. So what are you to do and if you’ve spent your life honing your skills and qualifications, difficulties in finding work and unemployment can … Continue reading How to deal with ageism at work
TAKING MINUTES AT MEETINGS We are often faced with taking minutes at meetings and often you worry you might not be able to record the relevant information/follow ups. Below is a brief guide on the main points to consider.
There are numerous phishing scams that are currently doing the rounds, which you may have seen or read about. What is Phishing? Phishing is an email that is trying to obtain secure and sensitive information which includes passwords, usernames and credit card details. One of the main ones is the CEO Fraud scam email which … Continue reading Gone Phishing – How to spot an email scam
Looking for a job in your 50s can be a minefield Here are a few tips on how to get ahead