At the annual Halloween bash last year, Jeffrey Dunn, the 63-year-old CEO of Sesame Workshop, didn’t dress up as Bert or Ernie but as the Statue of Liberty. “I was distraught by the divisiveness and the toxicity in this country,” he says. “I wanted to make a statement to our employees of what we at […]
Are you one of those people who ogle the fresh produce in farmers markets in your spare time, whip up a new recipe in the kitchen or intrepidly try out all the new restaurants in town? Then read on — there could be a job in it for you. Employment in food-related occupations is projected […]
Perhaps the best time to change up your career is when you’re near its end. Close to one in five individuals aged 65 and over continues to punch the clock every day, according to the Pew Research Center. Meanwhile, more than half of Americans ages 50 to 64 are working and not retired, according to […]
When Ilene Wellner was 11, her Yorkshire Terrier, Pucci, died while the family was away on a ski trip. “I loved her so much, and, when she died, I was horrified,” recalls Wellner. “I thought I killed her because I went away.” Wellner, 45, now operates her own professional pet care service, Dog Gone Walking […]
Years of scarfing down cups of lousy airplane coffee, laced with milk to make it palatable, propelled former airline pilot Mike Foster’s venture, FosterHobbs Coffee Roasters, an artisan provider of specialty-grade Arabica coffee beans, in High Point, N.C. You can’t get many beverages there: iced coffee, yes; espresso, no. The focus is on ground or […]
Listen to Kerry and Joe Connolly speak about a couple who changed their careers and went into a second act together.