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The world of work can be a scary place to inhabit or re-enter. But you can ensure you are ahead of the pack with the YOURLifeChoices Work Resources page. It provides advice about looking for work, news about the world of work and the latest from the International Federation of Ageing.

You can also read excerpts from our very own publisher Kaye Fallick's novel, What Next?, a comprehensive guide to career change. So find out your part-time, full-time and working from home employment options and kick start the next phase of your career.

Know your rights

Know your rights

Know your rights

The process of planning for retirement can be a far from simple process.

Your rights in the workplace

Your rights in the workplace

Your rights in the workplace

Your rights and entitlements and how to stay relevant as a mature Australian worker

What Next Your Career Change Companion - New Tricks

What Next, Your Career Change Companion, New Tricks, Work, Sterotypes, Profile, Tim Lane, Retirement, Super, Self Actualisation, Funeral Notes, Flexibility Rules

What Next Your Career Change Companion - New Tricks

Old stereotypes die hard. And none die harder than the cliché of the old fogey worker.

Creating a winning CV

Creating a winning CV, Work, Older, 50+, Aged, Pensioners, Mature, Professional, Resume

Creating a winning CV

For most people creating a professional and engaging résumé is something akin to being ...

Combating age based bullying

Combating age based bullying

Combating age based bullying

The Career Doctor, Susan Moir, provides practical steps for combating age-based bullying in the workplace and beyond. Q. I am feeling a subtle form of bullying at work (and elsewhere) because of my age. How do I fight this, especially in the workplace? ...

How to look for work?

Creating your dream job

Susan Moir shares how to negotiate a more flexible role when work starts taking over.

Flexible working arrangements

Handling job interviews

It’s hard to sell yourself one on one. But there are some rock solid tips to help you feel more confident – and careful preparation is often the key to performing well. Read on for some great strategies to help you stand out from the pack. ...

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Creating a great résumé

Most of us hate the thought of selling ourselves but a strong résumé is often the difference between getting an interview or not. Here we share the experts’ tips on creating a great résumé painlessly. Robust résumés For most people creating a professional ...

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What Next?

Transition to retirement

Maybe you’ve enjoyed a good working life and now is the time to kick back a little with less work and more play? So what exactly are your transition to retirement rules and opportunities? Salary sacrificing If you are over 50 years of ...

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Australia’s most unusual short courses 2012

Sausage making, wallaby raising or flamenco anyone?

Educate yourself

Kickstart your return to study

Learn how to kickstart your return to study.

Get ahead of the pack

Work News

Call to remove barriers to working after 60

A lack of jobs for older workers is not the main obstacle for those willing to work later in life

Willing to work

Celebrate diversity

If there’s one thing bullies hate it’s people being different from themselves, quite unlike those sensible souls who enrich their lives (and workplaces) by rejoicing in diversity. Nominations for this year’s Diversity@Work Employment & Inclusion awards are now open until 15 July - should ...

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Older workers more stable

The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) March 2010 Australian Social Trends report explores the effect of the Global Financial Crisis on the Australian labour market. By now, March/April 2010, we were tipped to have 8% unemployment, with older workers being the hardest hit. The ABS report ...

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