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17 July 2018 By Victoria Tomlinson

Unretirement  Skills

The best retirement advice? Be open to change

One of the biggest issues that the newly retired people we speak to have is a perceived lack of identity. They spend a lot of time talking about their last job and “former” career. So what’s the best retirement advice for them?

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21 June 2018 By Victoria Tomlinson

Skills

Expertise is ageless – apply your skills in an encore career

Starting a new career after retirement - or in 'unretirement' - is a great opportunity to make the most of your lifetime of skills and contacts. The expertise you’ve been building up is ageless and now is the time to capitalise. American author Marci Alboher in this article about encore careers says: “Encore jobs tend to leverage the kinds of qualities that deepen with age.”

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19 June 2018 By Victoria Tomlinson

Blog  Skills

Creating a webinar that people want to watch

One of the ways to pass on your skills in unretirement, is to create webinars – typically these range from 8 minutes to 90 minutes.  You can offer them free or charge for people to view them.

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17 June 2018 By Victoria Tomlinson

Blog  Networking  Skills  LinkedIn

Using LinkedIn to find new roles and win business

The other day I sat on a train and watched a masterclass in how to build relations and win business using LinkedIn.

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14 June 2018 By Guest writer Jan Garrill

Skills  Charity

How to become a charity trustee and share your skills

One of the best career decisions I’ve ever made was to become a charity trustee.

At the time, I was a middle manager gaining lots of experience in managing staff and delivering projects, but knew I needed to get experience of more strategic decision making if I wanted to progress.

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2 June 2018 By Guest writer Pat Chapman Pincher

Blog  Skills

Become a thought leader – by blogging

A surprising number of people who are ‘unretired’, are interested in becoming a thought leader.  Read this blog by Pat Chapman-Pincher to get ideas about what this might look like.

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21 May 2018 By Victoria Tomlinson

Skills

Make the most of your skillset with the right 'unretirement' advice

After years in the corporate or professional world, it can be difficult to think about and plan ‘what next?' Most of those leaving an executive career talk about not having had the headspace to think about what they will do, even though they feel they should have.

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