Mature-age Worker

A New Career at 60? Why it’s Never Too Late To Dream Big A New Career at 60? Why it’s Never Too Late To Dream Big

Imagine finding out on your 61st birthday that you’re heading back to school! That’s exactly what happened to Online Courses Australia student Beverley – she’s a testament to the fact that it’s never too late to follow your dreams.

Death of the career Death of the career

The idea of a ‘career’ is starting to become obsolete as people move regularly between industries and opt to retrain. How can you tell whether your job is a keeper?

Is it ever too late to learn? [video] Is it ever too late to learn? [video]

To celebrate Adult Learners\' Week, the Career FAQs team roams the office in search of answers to some of the most commonly asked questions around pursuing further education. Take a look to find out what people had to say.

Why I went back to study at 50 Why I went back to study at 50

Think you\'re too old to go back to uni? Think again. Anne tells us why she decided it was time to go back to the books at the age of 50.

Returning to work: getting back on track Returning to work: getting back on track

Whether you\'ve taken a break for maternity leave, to recover from illness, or to travel the world, at some point you\'ll need to reenter the workforce. We take a look at how to find a job when you’ve been out of the game for a while.

Interview tips for mature-age workers Interview tips for mature-age workers

Now that you’ve gotten over the first hurdle – nabbing an interview – you may be feeling a little nervous if you’re out of interview practice.

How Boomers can get more bang out of their resume and cover letter How Boomers can get more bang out of their resume and cover letter

Don’t let your resume date you as a dinosaur! Gone are the days when resumes were just a dry list of duties for every job you’ve ever had. If you want to be a contender in these competitive times, you have to modernise the way you approach companies.

Job Hunting Tips For The Mature-Age Worker Job Hunting Tips For The Mature-Age Worker

If you are over 45 and suddenly find yourself made redundant or seeking a career change, the thought of having to hit the job trail and compete against people years younger than yourself can be downright scary.

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