- Posted June 16, 2014 by
LEEDS, United Kingdom
Over 50 & Over Qualified? - UK Marketing luminary has this advice ...
A recent article in the UK Daily Mail highlights the plight of professional Women over 50, who have found themselves without work & unable to even get an interview, despite being well (usually over) qualified.
In a scenario ever more common, former high-flyers used to jetting around the world on 6 figure incomes, now find themselves trawling employment agencies & online job sites ... without success.
David Shillito, known for his unusual approach to marketing of both people and products has strong opinions on this topic. He recently told an audience:
"Its about time these Uber smart & talented people stopped asking someone else for a job. Let's face it - that's not working is it? Albert Einstein famously said - 'Everyone is a genius, but if you judge a fish by it's ability to climb a tree, it will think itself a failure all it's life' ...
...and after months of no success finding work in their field online, these unquestionably talented professional fish start applying for jobs climbing trees. It's time to quit doing that & set up shop yourself"
David has clients & case studies that prove people in their mid 40's & older usually have the skills, talents chops & moxie to lean into who they are, re-package their experience, vision & smarts .... and employ themselves
His overall message here ...
QUIT asking someone else for a job. Turn entrtepreneurial. Despite what the Government & Media may say, the fact is the timing has never been better to start a business for EncorePreneurs
About David Shillito
David is probably best known for driving the current Renaissance of Direct Mail in the UK. Author of several books he also now leads workshops, seminars & boot camps teaching those who are ready, how to start a business that will probably work - how to grow an existing business & his signature Entrepreneurial Thinking Systems.
With hundreds of testimonials from all over the world about his unique and elegant marketing ideas, he is considered a luminary in the fields of Human Behaviour, Relationships & Marketing Strategy. He currently lives in Leeds, in the north of England
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