Read Published Article It takes one to know one. For 47-year-old Gwenn Rosener, it took not being able to land a part-time job for her to figure out the crying need for a company that could help people like her find work. In 2001, Rosener pulled in $160,000 a year as an Ernst & […]
Bestselling author Sarah Ban Breathnach offers 10 tips for finding your financial footing, even in precarious times. By Kerry Hannon|January 3, 2011 | Read Published Article When author Sarah Ban Breathnach decided to write a book about financial serenity two years ago, she had no idea how much she would need the book herself. Fifteen […]
Self-described “sexpert” and author Dr. Dorree Lynn talks about STDs and other between-the-sheets secrets. Read the Published story on SecondAct.com Dr. Dorree Lynn is tough to ignore as she dashes across the ballroom at the National Press Club’s recent Book Fair and Authors’ Night in Washington, D.C. Clad in red leather, Lynn stands out even […]
Four ways to get ready for a midlife career switch By Kerry Hannon | Read Published Article at SecondAct When Cliff Stevenson chucked his 20-year career as a mortgage banker to teach social studies to high-schoolers, his salary took a freefall. To ease the hit, he and his wife sold their century-old Victorian home outside […]
College towns and centers of healthcare or state government tend to make great bets. By Emily Brandon , Kerry Hannon Read Published Article in Many seniors are going to be employed past age 65, both for the money and because they enjoy working. But jobs aren’t exactly easy to come by right now. The unemployment […]
Former corporate lawyer shares how to ditch the grind and find meaningful nonprofit work. READ ARTICLE HERE AT SECONDACT.COM By Kerry Hannon | August 11, 2010 Ever dream of ditching the ruthless money-making grind of the corporate world and digging into meaningful work at a nonprofit? Betsy Werley, who spent 26 years working first […]
Running companies was his thing. Volunteering was not. Until the tsunami Read Article as Published Picture yourself atop a ski slope in Telluride, Colo., with a day of perfect powder schussing before you. You pause, take it all in—and wish you were helping Hurricane Katrina flood victims dig out of rotting houses. It was […]
What I Told The Senate About Older Workers and Jobs
I testified before the Senate Special Committee on Aging and its Chairman, Senator Susan M. Collins (R-Maine), and Ranking Member, Claire McCaskill at its June 24th hearing, Work in Retirement: Career Reinventions and the New Retirement Workscape, I was honored, and admittedly, a little thrilled Watch the video
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