JOANNA MAXWELL

What’s your essence?

Every time I visit Melbourne’s MoVida tapas bar, the experience reminds me of some great business advice – find what you do really well and focus on improving it, becoming expert at it and making your career revolve around it. Play with it, add to it, improvise and have fun, but stick to a core […]

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Looking for career clues in past lives

Don’t worry, the title of this post doesn’t mean you have to tap into your inner Roman soldier, or the time you were a member of the Versailles court. It is all about this present life, and the clues you can find by thinking about the things you loved to do when you were a child. While […]

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New Ways of Working

Did you know people over 63 are the fastest growing segment of the Australian workforce? Many people want to keep working into their 60s and beyond, often by changing careers, starting businesses or adding volunteering to the mix. Here are some possibilities:  Encore careers Encore careers result from exploring new directions, new experiences and self-reflection. […]

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7 tips for acing interviews at 50+

It’s not news that it may take longer to get a job when you are over 50. But that doesn’t mean you have to give up. These tips will help you stand out from the pack. Don’t disclose your age You don’t have to give your age at any stage of the interview process, even […]

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