It’s better to be brief if you want to keep people’s interest, and especially so if you’re being interviewed. So sometimes short and sweet is better
Experiences of being made redundant midlife, searching for new jobs and working in middle age, including the fun and frustrations
It’s not co-workers who reduce your productivity. It’s you phone and email who are the real “distraction Daves”. Phones impact concentration… read how.
Working from home is dangerous. Don’t wait for it to become a killer before you do something to change your ways, especially during Coronavirus lockdown
How does it feel to resign from work. How do you need to prepare yourself? One thing is to find out whether you have work colleagues or friends – you may be surprised.
Work video calls can be great, but they also allow all sorts of people a peek inside your house. Be careful what’s in the background if you don’t want them to look at you in a different way in the future.
Working from home can cause mental and family problems. 10 ways to avoid the madness.
It’s never easy starting a new job after redundancy. The first week in a new role is hard, especially when you’re middle aged, recovering from
The truth about work meetings and some ideas on how to improve them
10 things you need to understand when you leave a job to keep your sanity
What do you fill your days with when you’re redundant? Daytime TV anyone?
I won’t be the next CEO. And nor will you (probably). So what does that mean for your career and sanity midlife?
My second redundancy was when the dot.com bubble burst
Office meetings can be dull, but are a necessary part of work life even if half the room is daydreaming or messaging their friends. It’s an evolutionary thing.
How do we make decisions about companies to join? What makes an attractive organisation – emotion or fact based?
Role playing interviews are becoming common – but do they work?
What should the middle aged man wear to an interview?
How it was tumbleweed rather than job offers that rolled in after being made redundant, despite some effort being made
The story of how a middle aged man experienced redundancy