10 things older men do better

Two mature men playing chess in the open air

With age comes wisdom
Image source: Olena Yakobchuk

There are plenty of things that older men do better than younger guys. It turns out that not everything goes south once you hit forty. In fact, there are some aspects of life at which the more mature man excels. Feel a little long in the tooth? Here are ten of our favourite reasons to be cheerful.
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How to wear a signet ring

Gold signet ring sitting on a wooden table

Wear a piece of history
Image: Yuriy Bartenev

If you know the story of Daniel and the Lion’s Den, you’ll know the king sealed the stone over the exit of the lion’s lair with his signet ring so he’d know if anyone let Daniel out for a break from the prowling man-eaters. In fact, the wearing of signet rings goes all the way back to ancient Egypt in the time of the pharaohs. Here we take a look at this traditional men’s accessory, and explain how and when should you wear yours.

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Student guide to internships

Student interns often work together to deliver an end-of-placement project

Student interns often work together to deliver an end-of-placement project
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Get relevant work experience in a field that interests you and you’re far more likely to get the career head start you’re looking for. But what kind of placement should you go after; how do you go about applying, and what should you do when, having nailed the interview, you begin your internship? Here we give you the lowdown on internships – what to look for, what to avoid, and how to make a great impression when you get there.
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