Quarantine Day Thirteen – ageism has its place

With football properly back including Coventry City playing their first league game in six months, my 13th day of quarantine did indeed go quicker than the previous 12. Outrageous, I know, but I watched the game in bed – on iFollow – with Mrs Jones.  We both lay there drinking gin and tonic and eatingContinue reading “Quarantine Day Thirteen – ageism has its place”

Over 50s facing pandemic jobs crisis

Quarter of a million over-50s ‘will never work again’ is the stark headline in the Money section of today’s Sunday Telegraph. One in four (2.5million) workers aged 50 and above have been furloughed and, of those, it is predicted  that 377,000 could lose their jobs.  This is based on forecasts by the Office for BudgetContinue reading “Over 50s facing pandemic jobs crisis”

Combating ageism in my new CV.

Do I advertise the fact that I’m 60 in my new CV?  After all it’s pertinent to my job search, it’s the reason why I’m looking for a new purpose. It’s also why I think it’s time to slowly scale down my business and seek out new opportunities. On the one hand, I think it’sContinue reading “Combating ageism in my new CV.”

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