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This Week’s Trending Topics – Grudge Workforce, Social Networks and Art of Ageing

This Week’s Trending Topics – Grudge Workforce, Social Networks and Art of Ageing

Over this past week we had quite an interesting mix of topics that were trending.

We questioned whether the increase in number of people having to work past retirement age was creating a “grudge” workforce, found out why getting a social network in place before you retire is important and also shared details of an upcoming forum specifically focused on aging.

Here’s the details;

Baby Boomers and the Rise of the “Grudge” Workforce

Many people are working past traditional retirement age because they want to – and that’s great. But what if you don’t have a choice and have to work? There is a term that is being used to refer to this as the “grudge” workforce. Learn more about this here.

A Key Step in Preparing For Retirement – Build Your Social Network

If you’re planning on retiring anytime soon, how large is your social network? Retirement Coach, Joe Casey shares some reasons why you will want to make sure you have this in place before you retire. You can read his post here.

The Art of Ageing Forum

Do you have plans to do anything the end of June? If not, why not join us at The Art of Ageing Forum? Marylou Hilliard from Ageworks is leading the planning of the event and spent some time with us sharing more details about what you could expect if you attended. Hear what she had to say here.

Bonus – Don’t Forget Mother’s Day

And of course this weekend is Mother’s Day. We shared a few of our favourite quotes and video clips to help celebrate the day. You can see these here.

And here’s our Thought For The Week;

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Have a great week everyone!

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