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Most of us probably didn’t need a researchers to tell us that ageism is rife in the workplace, but at least we now know the type of odds that we’re up against. Fifty-year-old job seekers are up to three times...
My story is happening to women around the country and like me, they never imagined it would happen to them. In my younger years I earned a five-year scholarship to university, created a women’s leadership conference and had an MBA...
The marriage is over. Among the first people you turn to are those likely to give emotional support – family or friends – followed by a solicitor. And that’s all fine, up to a point. When you’re trying to make...
Imagine what life would be like if you could proactively manage the road blocks getting in the way of your personal version of success and happiness. I am yet to meet someone who had a life without obstacles getting in...
The self-help book sections, online and in-store, are of course teaming with all manner of glossy tomes purporting to hold the secrets to fabulous wealth and adulation. But how many are actually speaking to us, the middle-aged reader who has...
Every year, around this time, thousands of Australians ask themselves the same question: is this the year to finally make a sea-change? With memories of those long, lazy, fun-filled hours on holiday fading fast as they brave the commuter crush,...
Melbourne media executive Garth McBride* admits that it was his ex-wife who dragged him along to his first Botox treatment at 45. Six years later, newly single and back on the job market for the first time in 17 years,...
As with any bias it is both conscious and unconscious - be it age, gender, race, religion, sexuality, education, career background, industry sector, location, or appearance.  But the crazy thing about ageism bias is that everyone will grow older. So...
The job search world has changed if you are 50 or over. Once upon a time you could buy the daily broadsheet newspaper (from the newsagent or paperboy…remember them?), go to the employment section, circle suitable jobs with your...
“Don’t get older, get better,” implores front-woman of Aussie electro-rock band Def FX Fiona Horne in her tell-all new memoir, The Naked Witch. Now 51, the author of several best-selling books on modern witchcraft, fire-dancer and more recently a commercial...