Take 5: Second Act

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Thanks to Take 5 Magazine for inviting Michelle to share her insights on how to switch careers later in life.  There’s no rule book that says you have to stay in the same career for you working life. Continue reading.

How to master the art of self-promotion

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Thanks to CEOWorld Magazine, in this article Michelle shares how mastering the art of self-promotion is crucial in today’s competitive job market.  In today’s competitive job market and ever-changing workplaces, mastering the art of self-promotion is crucial, yet it’s a delicate balance. Promote yourself too much, and you risk coming across as arrogant and alienating […]

Five key factors when deciding what’s next?

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Careers have twists and turns, ups and downs, and many unexpected chances and challenges. If someone had asked me to map out my career when I was in my early 20s, I would never have envisaged it unfolding as it has: multiple roles, companies, geographies and professions. As a serial career leaper, the root causes of my […]

Chief of Staff: How to get back on track

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In the past, taking time out from your career was seen as a derailer but now – with some planning and focus – it can be real asset. Michelle explains more in this article for Chief of Staff.  There are many reasons people take a career break, whether it be raising a child, caring for […]

New Idea: How can I change careers later in life?

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Thanks to the team at New Idea, Michelle suggests ways you can change careers later in life and the skills required to land a new job. After working in a bank for 40 years, in 2020, Joanne Alderton decided she needed a change. “But I thought at my age, I can’t get a job anywhere […]