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Encore Careers

As we reach our 60s, more and more women are starting encore careers. Not satisfied to “age gracefully,” we are going back to school, becoming nurses, painters and teachers. If you are thinking about starting a new career, we have some tools to help you get started.

Am I Ready for Retirement? Should I Stay or Should I Go Now?
11 months ago

Am I Ready for Retirement? Should I Stay or Should I Go Now?

Maybe I Should Use a Recruiter?

Deep into your job search, it becomes critical to use every asset available to you. One of the bridges you’ll most likely approach will have you cross over to the dark side. Read More

Let’s Challenge Our Assumptions About Age and Gender Bias
1 year ago

Let’s Challenge Our Assumptions About Age and Gender Bias

Do you sometimes feel invisible? Do you sometimes feel that your opinions don’t matter? Me, too. I have some suggestions for you, but first, a little context. Read More

5 Tips for Professional Reinvention After 60
1 year ago

5 Tips for Professional Reinvention After 60

As a veteran of more than one career change – and on the verge of another – I’ve come to think of myself as a bit of an expert in this area. Read More

Common Resume and Interview Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make in Your 60s
1 year ago

Common Resume and Interview Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make in Your 60s

Imagine how many candidates are reviewed by recruiters and hiring managers annually. Now, imagine how many of them bring their biggest personality quirks and issues into the room. This happens at the resume and cover letter stage and most often in the interview meeting, if you got one. Read More

It’s Never Too Late to Find Love and a New Career
1 year ago

It’s Never Too Late to Find Love and a New Career

We go through life constantly wondering. When will it happen? When will I find the right man or partner or that next job or career? We’re always wanting and waiting, but never feeling sure or complete. Perhaps 2018 is your time to find what you are looking for. Read More

Fighting from Within: Connie’s Big Move Against Corporate Ageism
1 year ago

Fighting from Within: Connie’s Big Move Against Corporate Ageism

The following is part three of Connie’s story. Go to Part One and Part Two if you have missed the previous installments.

Finding research on ageism in the workplace: easy. Uncovering how individual companies were solving the issue: nearly impossible. Read More

Finding a Job After 60: How to Write a Cover Letter that Helps You Stand Out
1 year ago

Finding a Job After 60: How to Write a Cover Letter that Helps You Stand Out

Thought that you were done writing when you finished your resume? Unfortunately, you have to think again about that one. Read More

4 Tips for Finding a Job After 60
1 year ago

4 Tips for Finding a Job After 60

Many people are working well beyond the traditional retirement age, partly out of necessity and partly because they still want to contribute and are not ready to retire. Read More

Finding a Job After 60: 5 Tools That Can Help You Craft Your Personal Elevator Pitch
1 year ago

Finding a Job After 60: 5 Tools That Can Help You Craft Your Personal Elevator Pitch

Ah, the elevator pitch. That magically concise statement of your background, experience and ambition, all neatly trimmed down to 30 seconds, which can, rendered persuasively, land you your next job. Read More

How to Get Organized for a Conference or Excursion
1 year ago

How to Get Organized for a Conference or Excursion

Many people in their 60s continue to attend workshops and classes to enhance their professional talents, learn new skills, network with others or experience the fun of a cooking class or a travel program. Read More