Kerry in the News
Ageism is alive and well in the workplace. It’s not going anywhere. It’s been here––it’s like the last ism that people don’t like to talk about it that much. They say, “Oh, we don’t have that in our company.”
You’ll hear Deb, a Transformational Coach and the founder of Transformational Pathways Australia, interview women coaches, mentors and specialists in middle life in a series of empowering conversations designed to give you proven practices for creating the fulfilling, meaningful and joyful life you want.
No question the challenges are greater for older workers who have lost a job. Employers may worry about their increased vulnerability to COVID-19 if they return to the office, their potential for higher healthcare costs, their ability to work with younger colleagues and whether their technology skills are up to date.
Kerry Hannon joins our podcast to talk about her new book Great Pajama Jobs: Your Compete Guide to Working from Home. She notes how remote work from home jobs level the playing field by focusing attention on performance and productivity.
What You’ll Learn: Navigating the remote job market. What makes a really good remote employer or remote-friendly company? What should job seekers look for in a remote employer? Key steps people should take when searching for a remote job. Resumes and cover letter best practices for remote job applications.
The Great Remote Work Experiment has shown that it works. What had already been a global movement is here to stay. Here are some of my tips on how to make it a success for both workers and employers
“A career transition is not a rash move. They can take three to five years,” said Hannon.
The first step is making sure you are not making the switch out of boredom or frustration. We all have challenging days (or weeks) at work, but that doesn’t always mean you need a new career.