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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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3 Interview Tips To Help Give You the Edge

By Mary Eileen Williams Job applicants of maturity face extra challenges when they interview and these can create a number of questions and concerns. In fact, if you have an interview coming up, you may well be asking yourself the following: Will I be perceived as old, disinterested and...

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The Changing Aging Face of the Workforce

By Susan Williams When Booming Encore first launched, one of the early posts that was shared concerned some of the challenges that people over 50 may have in finding work. At that time, ageism was running rampant and anyone over the age of 50 was often considered out of date,...

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