This series follows my journey as I Join the Job Queue for the first time in many years.
I seek out people who can help me navigate this new normal - of seeking work in a recession and during a global pandemic.
We’ll look at all sorts of job-related stuff – from managing your finances, your wellbeing, and your job applications through to interviews with people who have gone through tough times and have landed on their feet.
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This latest episode features Qantas pilot turned small business owner Matt Harper, and a very honest conversation about the challenges he faced trying to find a job when the airline industry had been grounded...
In this episode of Joining the Job Queue I chat to nutritionist and life coach Sonya Reynolds.
Sonya explains why eating well is critical to maintaining well-being and managing stress while we're on the hunt for work. We talk about the key foods we should - and shouldn't - be eating and yes, we are allowed to have some chocolate!
We also talk about shopping on a reduced budget, self care and vitamin supplements...
This is my first time looking for a job since I turned 50. Should I be worried? Should I dye my grey hair and break out the Botox?
In this episode, Hunter Leonard, founder of Silver and Wise - an organisation that helps mature workers into work - says that yes, we probably will face discrimination, but there's plenty we can do about it.
Check out the Silver and Wise website at: www.silverandwise.com...
For many of us, COVID has led to a change of direction. Either because we've had to - in the case of our job or industry being impacted, or because we want to, as the pandemic has slowed down our lives to allow our dreams to come to the fore.
Maybe, like me, you've been thinking about making a change for a while but the timing was never right...
Caroline de Kimpe worked as an executive recruiter and HR business partner for over a decade before setting up a side hustle helping people craft killer CVs. She now runs New Horizon Coaching - helping people transition from unemployment to work.
In this interview Caroline talks about the importance of having a job strategy, the right CV, and how to network like a boss!
Visit Caroline's website for lots of additional free tips, tricks and resources.