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Over 50 + Not Done Yet!

When I turned 50, I didn’t think about “slowing down”. Retirement was some far-flung destination. I didn’t give populist chatter a second thought + chose to make career moves on my terms.

After all, 50 is the new career midpoint.

Unless you have a fabulous inheritance or superannuation fund, the reality is that your working life is likely to exceed that of previous generations. And as government + company policies can’t influence community perceptions + behaviours fast enough, I want women to feel empowered to generate their own career pathways – well into their sixties.

This starts with an understanding of our signature strengths, articulating how we add value in an organisation + knowing why employers love having us around. It involves upbeat attitudes, defying the deluge of negativity, being prepared to make compromises + work differently. And finding ongoing career opportunities also means focusing on the sectors, industries, organisations or individuals that make us welcome + allow us to shine.

As a career consultant, mentor + coach, I’m on a mission to help women galvanise their wealth of experience + expertise, communicate their worth with confidence + continue to make meaningful contributions in a job market in a constant state of flux. This is why I’m creating ‘Careerhearts’, an online program for women 50+ who want to make career moves on their terms, until they decide to glide to retirement.

If you’d like to receive updates on my progress, please subscribe to my list + download my PDF “10 Good Habits for Career Longevity” here.

We may be over 50, but we’re not done yet!

You can read my earlier post Career Savvy After 50 here.

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