65 and Trying NOT to Retire

By the time most folks reach their late 50s, they’ve begun to shift their thinking towards the next chapter. In the book, Halftime, Bob Buford described this as “a time of revitalization and for catching a new vision for living the second half, the half where life can be lived… Read More ›

Practical Job Search Tips for Older Applicants

One of my clients is an older individual who was recently downsized by a major organization.  Being over age 50 and a long-service employee he was concerned about how to compete in today’s job market.  A recent article he read in an established business journal offered quaint advice for older applicants such… Read More ›

Purposeful Retirement for Medical Practitioners

My entrance into retirement coaching developed from my experience as a hospital administrator, and my desire to address a persistent and growing issue within my health care industry—the escalating rates of physician burnout and suicide. Professional burnout in the medical community is at an epidemic level. On any given day,… Read More ›

5 Ways to Avoid Age Discrimination

As a career coach with more salt than pepper in my beard, I’ve met many laid-off people who complain of age discrimination. More than 15 years in career transition coaching in the US and Australia has shown me that we often give employers the opportunity to knock us out of… Read More ›

8 Work-At-Home Jobs for Retirees

Older Americans looking for a little extra cash might want to investigate work-at-home opportunities. Working at home can help make ends meet by adding to Social Security and retirement income or finance the extras that are so important. Some have found working at home to be a good way to… Read More ›

College and Career Readiness for Learners of All Ages

Article originally published in the NCDA Career Developments, a publication of the National Career Development Association. Does college and career readiness (CCR) look like it did during your youth? That question drives this article as career development charts its course into its second century. Shifting the focus of CCR beyond… Read More ›

How To Ease Into Succession

For many business owners, their companies are not only their most valuable financial asset, but also symbolize a sense of achievement, power, and prestige. Business ownership provides an identity, a purpose and a place to go to from Monday to Friday. Thus, the very idea of planning one’s succession evokes… Read More ›

Survey Shows Retirement Outlook Differs Between Generations

The face of retirement for today’s workers differs sharply by generation, a nationwide survey recently revealed. Earlier this year, Harris Poll conducted the 15th Annual Transamerica Retirement Survey – one of the largest and longest-running surveys of its kind. Results showed that three generations of workers have three very different… Read More ›