Over The Hill and Under The Radar

A blog for women of all ages who feel they are being ignored

Tips on how to stay healthy after the Menopause

It is vital that we stay healthy after the menopause. If like me you have gone through ‘the change’ (I hate that word!) then you are looking at more than one-third your life still ahead of you which is great. Read more…


Can you live without plastic

Can you live without plastic – the answer is 100% yes. There has been a lot of media coverage recently regarding plastic packaging and many stores are now trying to become plastic free. Iceland is leading the way with their Read more…


How long should you keep important paperwork for?

How long should you keep important paperwork for? If like me you probably have a lot of paperwork regarding your personal details lying around the house. Hopefully somewhere safe and within easy reach. You may think well all my details Read more…


Why first impressions count in a job interview. Tips on how to help you secure a new role

 Why first impressions count in a job interview. Tips on how to help you secure a new role First impressions count in a job interview. You never get a second change to make a first impression and this is never Read more…


Is your phone charger safe?

Is your phone charger safe? We all charge our mobile phones on a regular basis as we cannot be without our mobile phones. However, what happens if your genuine mobile phone charger breaks down. Would you just rush out and Read more…


How to use the STAR skill in a job interview

  How to use the STAR skill in a job interview If like me you are interviewing for roles you will have often come up against competency-based interviews eg  ‘tell me about a situation’ Employers use this style for questioning Read more…


How to deal with ageism when job hunting

  How to deal with ageism when job hunting Do you remember ‘The Bay City Rollers’ or queuing to see ‘Grease’ in your teens – then like me you are a proud 50 plus person. Welcome to the club! How Read more…


How to deal with gaps in your CV

How to deal with gaps in your CV During our working life many of us will sadly have gaps in our CV due to various reasons which can include redundancy, medical, caring for relative  or taking a gap year  So Read more…


Recycling – what a load of rubbish!

Recycling – what a load of rubbish! There has been a lot of coverage in the news about recycling – but is this just a load of rubbish? You cannot fail to ignore the concern regarding the dangers to our Read more…


Will a robot take my job?

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 Read more…