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I worked for just over a decade in Washington, DC at the national headquarters of AARP where I developed an awareness about employment challenges for older workers (people age 40 and beyond) that I share here today with you. 482 more words


Question: Does your diversity and inclusion program embrace older workers?


Many employers may hesitate a moment before answering that question.  Diversity and inclusion programs often focus on other protected classes.  However, employers should ensure that older workers also are considered and supported.   353 more words


Why Working is a Good Thing as I Age!

Back in the day, I gave up a promising career on Wall Street.  I did not sacrifice my career when I decided to leave.  It was simply a decision that was made by me.  1,453 more words

U.S. Job Numbers Are Good, But Are They Good For Us?

At the recent “Women of America” panel in Washington, White House counselor Kellyanne Conway said “over a half a million new women entered the workforce on watch.” While that’s true— 560 more words


Mid-Life And Career Floating?

When you were in your late teens you hadn’t quite figured out what you wanted to ‘be’, but you had your whole life in front of you. 913 more words

Job Search Advice

Is Extending Working Life the Best Response to Population Ageing?

A stakeholders’policy workshop was held yesterday (24 January 2018) on the highly topical issue of Extended Working Life policy, at the NUI in Dublin. The event involved a presentation of preliminary policy-relevant findings from the EU-funded project, Gender, Older Workers and the Life-course, by project leader Dr Áine Ní Léime of NUI Galway. 402 more words

News & Current Affairs

The 'Wisdom Capital' of Older Workers

An article by a Brazilian scholar argues hat older workers (age 55+) possess “wisdom capital” that is an extremely valuable asset to any organization.

Anselmo Ferreira Vasconcelos writes in… 467 more words