Listen to Ed Zinkiewicz’s interview with Kerry about Great Jobs for Everyone 50+ and working after retirement.
Aging out of a job is apparently becoming passe’, as more Americans continue to work beyond retirement age. Whether embarking on a new career or sticking with long-held positions, seasoned workers should follow certain strategies to achieve success, career experts advise. As previously reported, more Americans age 50 and older indicate that they delaying retirement […]
Hiring for seasonal jobs is heating up. So if you’re looking for some extra income, there’s no time like the present to go job hunting. Nearly 40 percent of retailers say they plan to ramp up holiday hiring, up from 36 percent last year and 29 percent in 2011, according to CareerBuilder’s annual survey. All […]
ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — When Charlie Worboys lost his job, he feared searching for a new one at his age might be tough. Six years later, at 65, he’s still looking. Luanne Lynch, 57, was laid off three times in the past decade and previous layoffs brought jobs with a lower salary; this time she […]
There’s no experience like experience. – David Mintz, CEO of Tofutti Your experience is one of your most valuable assets. But in today’s changing work environment, whether you’re interested in starting a small business, recareering, or finding a new job in a difficult market, you need a competitive edge. That’s why AARP California is hosting Work@50+, a […]
In 2007, Pittsburgh stay-at-home mom Evvy Diamond found herself getting itchy. With two of her three sons getting ready for college, she felt it was time for her to earn an income. Meanwhile, her friend Amy Bass, a VP at a money-management firm, was hitting a midlife crisis: “As I approached 50, I decided I […]
OK, boomer women: When’s the last time you reached out to a younger woman you don’t even know and gave her a career boost without blinking an eye? That’s what MSNBC’s Morning Joe cohost Mika Brzezinski recently did, according to an article by Peter Sterne in Capital New York last week. Sterne says that Mika (I’ll use her first name because […]
Rich Americans Snap Up Irish Castles for Love and Discounts First-time visitors to Humewood Castle in Kiltegan, County Wicklow, can’t help it. They simply say, “Wow.”It’s that big, that stunning — that, well, fairy tale. It’s vast and turreted, and the view toward the mountains looks like a Hollywood backdrop. Humewood, an Irish estate on […]
Watch Kerry speak about the older workforce. People are delaying retirement and seeking out job opportunities later in life according to a poll released Monday by the Associated Press and NORC. The survey also found nine out of ten people aged 50 and older were satisfied with their jobs.
Kerry Hannon exudes the same vibrancy and energy that she says is key for boomers looking for work. It’s easy to be inspired by her cheerful motivation, especially when she admits that there’s nothing she likes better than seeing somebody who really loves their job. The best-selling author will keynote AARP’s inaugural Work@50+ event, taking place on […]