This one can push you to write your own narrative as you look back at where your journey has taken you and may help you discover and rediscover your life story, inspiring you to push off in new directions.
“Encore Fellowships were created as a way to re-engage adults who had retired or been displaced from their previous jobs, providing them with a way to use their experience and earn a modest income while giving back,” said Jim Emerman, Encore’s vice president and national director of Encore Fellowships.
Women start to show visible signs of aging as they approach fifty, sixty and beyond, they’re viewed through another lens, which is ageism, and because of the emphasis on looks or ‘lookism.’ We face both gender bias and ageism, and we do that earlier than men.
Economists at the Labor Department project that from 2019 to 2029 employment in health care in the United States will grow 15 percent, much faster than the average for all occupations, adding about 2.4 million new jobs during that span.
It’s not that things are happening that weren’t happening before. It is that everything that was beginning to build pre-COVID is now accelerated 100-fold.
And I had this aha moment — it was women over 50 saying they wanted to do their own thing. They wanted to live their own life. They were feeling invisible, instead of invincible.
The people and businesses that have thrived in the wake of a major crisis are those who’ve been proactively creative. By that I mean that they’ve purposefully and strategically invented new and different jobs or careers for themselves, or products and services that are particularly well suited to the postcrisis economy.