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Kids are grown. Husband is retired. I just want to try working again after being a wife, mum and a volunteer just about everywhere since the kids were little.

Posted anonymously, 23rd April 2016

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  • I hope you were able to find some work.

  • You’re never too old. Part time job or returning to school/uni for further education are possibilities at any age. If you want it, go for it. Good luck

  • Good on you, and no, you are not too old. Go for it!

  • Never too old. There are a variety of things that you could do. You’ve got a wealth of experience having been a volunteer. There are a number of short courses that you could do. I know of a few people that have done a home and community carer course later in life and a few that had been volunteers before studying.

  • Definitely go and enjoy working, 55 is still a young age and l’m sure you have alot to offer! Good Luck!

  • You’re not too old. Go for it.

  • It is always a good idea to polish up a resume and do a few short courses when re-entering the workforce.

  • That’s great, depending on your skills and what you enjoy that will determine what sort of work you look for but I say go for it!

  • You are never to old to try to get a job, My advise would be to get a short course or two under your belt.. To help you get back into a routine of some sort.. And if you are lucly they might be able to put you intouch with a group that can help you find a job of some sort..

  • Fifty five is not old and plenty of people of this age are in the work force and doing all sorts of jobs. Good luck with finding a job.

  • That’s great you are keen . It’s never too late and maybe use your volunteer skills to find something suitable . Good luck :)

  • No not at all! Good luck and enjoy!!

  • Go for it. Good on you. I wish you all the best

  • No not at all! Get yourself out there & apply

  • Definitely not. You are young and full of life. Whoever have you as employee will have someone with a lot of life experience plus your qualification.
    Good luck!

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