Useful job resources for the over 50’s

Are you looking for a new career at 50?

If you are 50 and over and want to look at your career options you will find some useful online career resources below to help you make the transition.

Whether you have been made redundant, want a career change, want to establish the best jobs to retrain for at 50+ or simply need some extra resources to help you with your job search then Personal Career Management can help.

 

Skilled People

www.skilledpeople.com

Prime 50 Plus

www.prime50plus.co.uk

Later Life

www.laterlife.com

The Age and Employment Network

www.taen.org.uk

Forties People

www.fortiespeople.com

Diversity Jobs

www.diversityjobs.co.uk

Directgov

www.direct.gov.uk

 

You can also seek help from a professional career expert who will work with you more closely in identifying the right role for you, helping you make your career transition and supporting you in your job search when you are changing careers at 50.

We offer a range of career coaching programmes to review your options and help with your job search. Some of the job search areas we help with are CV writing, interview training, cover letters, application forms, using social media in your job search and networking. Follow this link for more details on how career coaching can help.

Personal Career Management Career Change at 50 Case Study – Siobhan Beatty, Age 52

Siobhan Beatty had spent 22 years working for a financial services company.  She had set up the HR department and then achieve ground breaking work in the area of CSR. However the difficult economic climate meant that her role was made redundant. This left Siobhan, aged 52, wondering what she could do that would give her the creativity and satisfaction of her previous job. She wanted to do something completely different but wasn’t sure if she was brave enough.

“I found it incredibly empowering working with Personal Career Management. I had a vision of becoming a teacher but I needed someone to interrogate me to see whether I was being practical. I was over 50, with three children and other responsibilities so I knew it was a big lifestyle change and a risk. My career coach really helped me to think this through and make sure it was right for me. I’m now teaching English and loving it.”

Contact us by completing our online contact form or call us on 01753 888995 to find out more about our career coaching services for a change of career at 50 and to book your free introductory meeting.

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