AARP Great Jobs
Kerry Hannon recently spent time with five retirees to learn how their post-retirement work is bringing meaning to their lives and making a difference in the world, even as the coronavirus pandemic rages. Here are their stories.
“I love working remotely,” says one 64-year-old First West accountant manager. “I miss my coworkers’ smiling faces, which always brighten my day. But the extra time in the morning allows me to ease into the day. The quiet also makes me more productive.”
Once the pandemic ends, a large number of older workers will need to find a new job — or even a new career.
“By letting more employees work from home, businesses and nonprofits can reduce the cost of office space and equipment and see improvement in productivity,” said Sara Sutton, CEO and founder of FlexJobs and Remote.co
Is the practice of giving two-weeks’ notice before leaving a job history? In a recent report about employment trends, the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago revealed that several businesses in its region said “that they had been ‘ghosted,’ a situation in which an employee stops coming to work without notice and then is impossible to […]
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Kerry shares her perspective and advice on: interesting work options that people may not consider, the key challenges workers over 50 face today and how to best prepare if you want to work longer
I just got a new supervisor who is half my age. What are your best tips for working for a younger boss? The secret to making this relationship work is mutual respect. Keep in mind that you were once that brash young boss or rising star. So listen carefully to what the boss has to […]
With a tight labor market and an unemployment rate floating around 3.7 percent, there are signs that some employers facing worker shortages are more willing to rehire their retirees or other former employees. Executive-level retirees have always been sought after to boomerang back to former employers as troubleshooters. What’s different today is that there are […]