The complete guide to finding work for anyone aged 50 and over. Whatever your circumstances - from a change of career, a move to self-employment, a need to earn a decent income, or wishing to decrease your hours to free up time for other pursuits, this invaluable book helps readers to define their individual work needs and learn the modern techniques for successful job hunting. Helping readers to refocus and build confidence in the job market, the contents include getting in the right mind set, establishing clear goals, social media, networking, CV writing, interviews, stereotypes and how to deal with them, and self-employment.
Denise Taylor is an award-winning careers coach and chartered psychologist. She writes articles for national papers and magazines including the Metro, Woman's Weekly and Men's Fitness. She has been a guest on 17 different radio shows discussing careers topics and is a regular speaker on the Phil Williams show BBC Radio 5 Live. She has also been the featured career coach on Tonight with Trevor McDonald.
List of activities About the author Acknowledgements Foreword by John Lees Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 Mindset Chapter 3 What am I going to do? Chapter 4 Why should I get the job? Chapter 5 Processes and systems Chapter 6 I'm 65+ Chapter 7 Connecting with others Chapter 8 21st-century CVs Chapter 9 LinkedIn and social media Chapter 10 Promoting yourself and being found Chapter 11 Taking a direct approach Chapter 12 Traditional job search Chapter 13 Alternatives to a permanent full-time job Chapter 14 Interviews at 50+ Chapter 15 Staying motivated Chapter 16 How to stay employable Appendix 1 Some employers who welcome older applicants Appendix 2 Useful links