6 07, 2019

Confronting Age Discrimination in the Workplace

By |2019-07-06T16:24:52+00:00July 6th, 2019|blog|0 Comments

By now it has become conventional wisdom that age discrimination against hiring workers 50+ years of age has become excessive in recent years. Examples are becoming too numerous to count. Here's one. I just heard from a client the other day about a directive he had heard from a friend that was given [...]

6 07, 2019

Mature Job Seekers Tackle the Job Market

By |2019-07-06T16:23:44+00:00July 6th, 2019|blog|0 Comments

Looking for a job is difficult and stressful at the best of times, but when you're past your prime, the difficulties are compounded. People are considered 'mature job seekers' when they hit the big 5-0, but some experts say that your age starts to count against you when you reach 45; an age [...]

20 06, 2019

Baby Boomers Need Skills-Based Volunteer Work

By |2019-06-20T19:08:33+00:00June 20th, 2019|blog|0 Comments

In April of 2013 the US Federal Government's "Volunteering in the United States" report revealed that the number of volunteers had dropped from the 2011 guide for the age group of seniors (45 years - 64 years). Why is this in a time when people are living longer as well as in much [...]

9 06, 2019

Five Positive Tips for Baby Boomers: Retirement & Panic

By |2019-06-09T21:31:55+00:00June 9th, 2019|blog|0 Comments

As we 73 million Baby Boomers retire in droves, at the rate of 10,000 per day, and totaling more than a quarter million Americans every month until the year 2030, we enter a period of personal disorientation and confusion, if the truth be known. We are a very hard-working generation, and often have [...]

2 06, 2019

Baby Boomers Over Age of 50 Pushed Out of Jobs

By |2019-06-02T17:14:23+00:00June 2nd, 2019|blog|0 Comments

New data released last month was disturbing for the 85% of baby boomers still working. Many don't have enough saved for retirement or simply aren't ready to leave the working world behind. Some say they plan to continue working into their 70's and even 80s, according to a 2017 report, America's Aging Workforce.Unfortunately, [...]

25 04, 2019

McDonald’s is teaming up with AARP to hire older workers

By |2019-04-25T00:08:15+00:00April 25th, 2019|blog|0 Comments

McDonald’s is teaming up with AARP and the AARP Foundation to find older adults willing to join its workforce. Right now, about 11% of the workers at McDonald’s company-owned restaurants are 50 years or older. Adults age 55 years or older is one of the fastest growing segments of the workforce. McDonald’s is teaming up with [...]

21 04, 2019

Job Search Tips For Older Workers

By |2019-04-21T15:06:51+00:00April 21st, 2019|blog|0 Comments

These days, when it comes to job searching, the older you are, the longer it will take for you to get a job and also, the harder for you to be hired. So what can you do to address age discrimination as well as promote your candidacy for employment? There are actually some [...]

21 04, 2019

Match Yourself to the Right Charity for Volunteer Service

By |2019-04-21T14:58:54+00:00April 21st, 2019|blog|0 Comments

Nothing beats the feeling of sheer joy when someone hugs you and says thanks because of a simple act of kindness that you have given to that person without expecting any reward. Volunteering your time to charity is a great way to enrich other people's lives as well as your own. It is [...]

21 04, 2019

Dedicating Your Time to Helping Your Community

By |2019-04-21T14:58:17+00:00April 21st, 2019|blog|0 Comments

Society has a problem, which most people contribute to. There is a lack of enthusiasm for volunteering and therefore, our communities are suffering as a result. Plenty of methods exist to help people, but many do not make an effort to stand up and do so. Teaching children at a young age to [...]

11 04, 2019

Working Later in Life Can Pay Off in More Than Just Income

By |2019-04-11T00:04:39+00:00April 11th, 2019|blog|0 Comments

Benefits such as mental stimulation and social engagement are associated with staving off chronic disease. Punching a time clock is still part of the regular routine for an increasing number of older adults. They're staying employed or going back to work, even though they're beyond the traditional retirement age of 65. "For well over 100 [...]