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Showing all blogs for category: Unretirement

 

30 October 2019 By Victoria Tomlinson

Blog  Unretirement  Mentoring  Purpose  Retirement

20 experienced business people, 12 tech entrepreneurs – and magic happens!

Last week we launched our first City MeetUp in Leeds to kickstart getting a generation of experienced business people to mentor tech entrepreneurs.

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2 September 2019 By Victoria Tomlinson

Blog  Unretirement  Networking  LinkedIn  Non-Executive Roles  Retirement  social media  blogging

Will your social media profile help you win non-executive director roles?

I am hesitating to write this blog.  I want to remind people who are new to social media that whatever you do and say online, can form part of anyone’s recruitment process.

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22 August 2019 By Victoria Tomlinson

Unretirement  Retirement  CV

Golden nuggets to write a winning CV for unretirement

I have been sent four CVs in the last ten days – all for people aged 50+ who are actively looking for new roles for the first time in nearly 30 years.

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26 July 2019 By Victoria Tomlinson

Blog  Unretirement  Purpose

Once you retire – do people know you are still active? Or think you are out to grass?

I had a really interesting conversation with someone last week that got me thinking about a major issue once you retire.  Once you don’t have a ‘job’, how do you make sure your network knows you are still active, up for opportunities and very much part of the working world?

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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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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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3 June 2019 By Victoria Tomlinson

Depression in Retirement  Blog  Unretirement  Purpose

We can’t ignore mental health in retirement any longer

To anyone working full time, retirement looks like a world of glamour and fun with stories of world-wide travel, walking the Pennines and endless coffees and lunches with friends.

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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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