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The Redundancy podcast
17 minutes | Jan 24, 2023
In your 50s? Working for a corporate? Your career is probably Toast: in conversation with Lucia Knight. (Mar 2020)
In your 50s? Working for a corporate? Your career is probably toast. In the best of times your career is almost certainly not as safe as you think it let alone now. So what should you be thinking about and what could you be doing to prevent yourself getting burnt?
23 minutes | Jan 24, 2023
The challenges facing older women finding, and staying in, employment: in conversation with Dr Sarah Vickerstaff. (Feb 2020)
There is age discrimination in the work place. Older woman face additional obstacles and sometimes have to make difficult choices. There are complex reasons why women face challenges when re-entering employment and the challenges are international. Many women feel trapped in their jobs in once in their 50s because of the reduced prospects of finding alternative employment and women find, sometimes, they have to hide medical conditions otherwise they fear they may lose their current roles. In conversation with Professor Sarah Vickerstaff.
23 minutes | Jan 24, 2023
Challenges facing older military veterans after long service careers: in conversation with Professor Matt Flynn. (July 2020)
Proven leader of people, calm under pressure, dependable, trained & well qualified, multi-skilled. What employer wouldn’t want you? Many, it seems if you are a long service military veteran entering civilian employment for the first time after joining up. Professor Matt Flynn outlines the challenges faced by military veterans.
14 minutes | Jan 24, 2023
Want to know how to best engage with a recruitment agency during your job search? In conversation with Ben Pearson. (Dec 2019)
Recruitment agencies are in the business of finding people for jobs not jobs for people. But they are an important channel for finding new employment. As an older worker you may not have used one before. Ben Pearson, Beyond Recruitment in New Zealand, talks about the most effective way to engage with them and prospective employers.
23 minutes | Jan 22, 2023
Transition, purpose, meaning; what do you really want? In conversation with Stuart Lewis (Nov 2020)
In your 50s you could be looking at potentially 15/20 years of work ahead of you. Maybe you’re wanting something else to do - in another sector, take a step back or volunteer. The transition can seem daunting. Looking for meaning/purpose can make you feel Restless. In conversation with Stuart Lewis, founder and CEO of Restless UK.
19 minutes | Jan 22, 2023
Transition. One word. Many meanings. From full time employment to...what? In conversation with Larry Steward. (Dec 2020)
Transition. One word. Many meanings. We'll all face the time when our career draws to an end and we consider what we do next. We may have a further 20 to 30 years ahead of us. So what might we do? In conversation with Larry Steward, life transition coach.
20 minutes | Jan 22, 2023
You're 50+ years old. Your role has been made redundant. You've been laid off. What do you do now? In conversation with Steve Preston. (Aug 2020)
Your role has been made redundant. You've been laid off. What do you do now? It's a maze.Do you want full time employment, is self employment an option, what about retiring, is a portfolio career even a thing? What do you want, do you really, really want? In conversation with Steve Preston.
25 minutes | Jan 22, 2023
Starting a new business in your 60s? What is the one key skill that an entrepreneur must have to succeed? In conversation with Paul Tasner. (Dec 2020)
In his late 60's Paul Tasner started his own company (Pulpworks Inc) but discovered he lacked one key skill that an entrepreneur must have to succeed. Find out what that skill was and how he obtained it - and what else he learnt on the way.
19 minutes | Jan 12, 2023
Don't look back in anger. In conversation with Paula Gardner. (Feb 2021).
Been made redundant from your role, let go or some other euphemism to describe losing your job? Don't get stuck in bitterness or resentment The way you’ll feel following a redundancy can affect your moods for a long time. Even if you saw redundancy coming it still comes as a shock. Emotions you’ll experience have been likened to a bereavement. In conversation with Paula Gardner.
20 minutes | Jan 12, 2023
If A>50 then E=0. Solving the Experience equation. In conversation with Hunter Leonard. (May 2021)
If A>50 then E=0. In other words if you are 50+ your experience likely equals zero interest to employers. What can you do? Continue applying for jobs & face regular rejection as you come up against ageism? Start a business? Or is there a third road? What can you do?
24 minutes | Nov 23, 2022
How to encourage organisations to harness the power of older workers and the benefits of multigenerational workforces; in conversation with Mary Bright. (20 July 2021)
How can organisations be encouraged to use the benefits of older workers? What do they need to change? Whose responsibility is it to encourage businesses? Which businesses are harnessing the power of intergenerational teams already?
19 minutes | Nov 23, 2022
Succeeding in competency and behavioural based interviews; in conversation with Leah Lambert. (July 2020)
Tell me about a time when you used your attention to detail to uncover an error. Describe a time when you were required to communicate a difficult or unpleasant idea to your boss. Describe a time when you have had to use your conflict resolution skills in the workplace. These are typical of questions asked in a behavioural or competency based interview. In this podcast Leah Lambart, expert Career & Interview Coach from Melbourne gives advice on how to prepare for them, use the STAR technique to answer and outlines common mistakes candidates make - and how to avoid them.
15 minutes | Nov 23, 2022
There is no 'perfect time.' Experience is your superpower; in conversation with Katherine Brown (June 2021)
Waiting for the perfect time. With your Unicorn. In Camelot. You’re 50+, you’re unemployed, you can’t get a job and you’ve come to the realisation that you may no longer be employable in mainstream work. What do you do? You could sit back and wait for the 'perfect time' to make your move. Hint - there is no ‘perfect’ time. Katherine Brown, in the 50fiftyproject, set out to talk to 50 older entrepreneurs, learn what makes them successful, what motivates them and why they took the decisions they did. Find out what Katherine’s learnt so far with 37 conversations completed out of her target of 50 by the end of the year. And what Katherine did next.
13 minutes | Nov 23, 2022
If I knew then what I know now. Advice to a 21 year old. The final podcast in the series. (Jan 2022)
If I knew then what I know now. Advice to a 21 year old. 67 podcasts over 3 years, a current audience of 27500, heard in over 55 countries, 34 guests. This is the final podcast in the series and I briefly summarise what I’ve learnt from the podcasts and my guests over the last three years. Plus I give advice to my 21 year old self and ask myself the question I’ve posed to most of my guests ‘What one piece of overarching advice would you give to an older worker trying to find a fulfilling role?’
13 minutes | Jul 13, 2019
Starting a new job; the first 90 days. Key actions to ensure long term success with Robert Moment
When you get that new job there's a real sense of relief but whether you are returning to the work place after long term unemployment, a seasoned professional or recent graduate there are key things you need to do to ensure long term success. In a conversation with Robert Moment, The Get Hired Expert, Robert reveals the critical things you need to do in the first 90 days.
14 minutes | Jul 13, 2019
Resumes/CV not getting you interviews; maybe you need to rethink your strategy.
Resume/CV, apply, silence. Resume/CV, apply, silence. Repeat ad nauseam. Sound like your job search? In this podcast I have a conversation with Chris Villanueva, CEO 'Lets Eat, Grandma' a Resume Writing Service, about resume formatting, resume tracking systems, discuss whether resumes are international and much more... All the podcasts can be found on iTunes, SoundCloud, Spotify and more...
15 minutes | Apr 13, 2018
The Redundancy podcast
An introduction to the problems of job searching in your late 50s and 60s. I can tell you all I've learnt in three words...
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