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Reinventing Your Career in Your 50’s and 60’s

By Gary Foreman Although he began serving food out of his gas station twenty years earlier, it wasn’t until his 60’s that Harlan Sanders began franchising Kentucky Fried Chicken. While it might have been unusual to think of reinventing yourself in 1955, today many people in their 50s and...

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Older Workers Watch Your Head – Breaking Through the Gray Ceiling

By Susan Williams Chances are you have heard of the glass ceiling – but are you familiar with the term gray ceiling? With age discrimination happening in the workplace this unfortunately is a reality for many older workers.

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Secrets to Thriving at Work During Late Career

By Maritha Peens Indications are that older workers may want to extend their careers and delay retirement, which raises the question as to the kind of late careers they will experience. One perspective is that older workers just maintain their careers or disengage during late career. However another view...

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When Baby Boomers Retire From Work – Productivity May Go Too

There has always been the expectation that when baby boomers retire there would be a significant economic impact. From spending less to the impact on the stock markets are often the areas of focus. But what about the impact to the productivity of the companies that they leave behind?

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Launching a Successful Part Time Business in Retirement without Jeopardizing Your Savings

By Gary Foreman You’re ready to retire or recently retired. But, you’re not ready to spend all your time on the golf course or playing mahjong. So you’re thinking of starting a part-time business to help fill your retirement years. You’re not alone.

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Looking For Work? How To Overcome the Big 5 Stereotypes of Age

By Mary Eileen Williams If you are an older jobseeker, you are sure to encounter some special challenges. Although age gifts seasoned applicants with a wealth of experience and numerous additional pluses, there are some unflattering stereotypes that may be held against you.

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