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12 August 2019 By Victoria Tomlinson

Blog  Networking  LinkedIn  Retirement  pre-retirement  social media  database

What’s the best ever contact database for unretirement?

One of the things everyone seems to struggle with once they ‘retire’ is the sheer volume of admin that was once delegated to an EA, PA or colleagues.

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17 July 2019 By Next-Up

Unretirement  Networking  Skills  Mentoring  Purpose  Trustees  Retirement  Retirement Planning  pre-retirement  Volunteering

New opportunities at Next-Up Summer Party

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15 July 2019 By Victoria Tomlinson

Blog  Networking  LinkedIn  Retirement

7 inside secrets to making LinkedIn really work

Last week I ran a workshop for some of EY’s most senior partners who will be retiring in the next year or two – on LinkedIn and Strategic Networking.  It is a joy to be working in my old firm and a reminder of just how bright and interesting these people are – it was very motivating working with them!

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8 July 2019 By Victoria Tomlinson

Blog  Unretirement  LinkedIn  Retirement

8 LinkedIn essentials for a winning (unretirement) profile

What’s your relationship with LinkedIn? If you are coming up to unretirement, or made the move a year or two ago, there is a good chance you fit into one of the following categories

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31 May 2019 By Guest writer Sue Perry

Unretirement  Charity  Helping Charities  Retirement  Volunteering

Our top 12 volunteering ideas in Volunteers' Week


One of the most exciting things about retirement is the wealth of new opportunities on offer which can include volunteering. Volunteers are invaluable.

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30 May 2019 By Victoria Tomlinson

Unretirement  Purpose  Retirement  pre-retirement

Retiring employees – the employer’s responsibility?  Or not?

There is a (very small) sea change happening among employers as to their roles and responsibilities towards a retiring employee.  Here I want to look at what that change is, some leaders in the field such as the construction industry – and the areas where employers may want to start rethinking the opportunities of retiring employees.

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16 May 2019 By Victoria Tomlinson

Blog  Skills  Trustees  Retirement  Jobboard

Opportunities and roles

We are increasingly being asked if we know good people to recommend for various roles.  Below are the current roles – and ones coming up.  Please do share with anyone who might be interested
 

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15 April 2019 By Victoria Tomlinson

Blog  Unretirement  Retirement

15 ways to avoid being a victim of ageism

I have never been interested in people’s ages.  Until we started Next-Up.  Now I am intrigued when someone says, ‘I am 57’ and I have to stop myself gasping – I had them at nearly 70; or the reverse of that, someone says they are late 60s and I thought they were a decade younger.

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11 February 2019 By Victoria Tomlinson

Blog  Retirement  partners  pre-retirement  professional firms

Why it pays to motivate partners pre-retirement

Should we help partners who are retiring – and if so what and how?

This is one of the hot topics in professional firms at the moment – and here I want to share some of the issues if you don’t help them and the opportunities that are being overlooked in the process. 

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