People approaching the middle of their life tend to assess their circumstances and then attempt to improve them. By the time you reach the age of forty; you won’t feel like you have time to waste messing around. However, lots of folks think it’s too late to try a new career at that age, but this article should help to alter your opinion.
Thousands of middle-aged people graduate every year
Firstly, consider the fact that thousands of people over the age of forty graduate from our universities every single year. Most of those people decided they wanted a change in their life, and so they gained extra qualifications in the hope of pursuing a new career.
Employers are not allowed to discriminate based on age
There are laws in place in the UK that prevent employers from discriminating against job candidates based on their age. That means, if you have the more skills and qualifications then a young person, the business owner isn’t allowed to choose them over you.
You owe it to yourself to find happiness
When all’s said and done, it’s difficult to find happiness in this world, but you should always strive for that goal. If you’re not happy in your current role; you need to make a change as soon as possible. You owe it to yourself!
Take a moment to check out the infographic below if you want some entertainment, but ensure you also begin to take steps in the right direction soon. Good luck with your new career!
Graphic by Sunny