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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.

Finding Work After 50 Takes Action! Here’s How to Get Started
6 days ago

Finding Work After 50 Takes Action! Here’s How to Get Started

Even in the present state of the world, after we lose a job, it seems that everyone has somewhere to go each day but us. Driving next to others, they appear to be on a mission to get to work to perform a job that we don’t have. “Why them and not me,” we would ask. Read More

Looking for a Job After 60? Here’s the Top 10 List of Interview Prep Techniques
1 week ago

Looking for a Job After 60? Here’s the Top 10 List of Interview Prep Techniques

If you are going to be interviewing for a job or a position that you really want, here are 10 things you can do to walk in prepared to win. Read More

Starting an Encore Business? Chat with a Few Smart Millennials First
1 month ago

Starting an Encore Business? Chat with a Few Smart Millennials First

Human beings are naturally hard-wired to favor encounters and exchanges with like-minded people.

This website is proof positive of that inclination and it makes sense. Who else but another 60-something might grasp all (or most) of life’s intricacies than someone walking the very same journey? Read More

Tough Career Ending? Bounce Back and Get Ready for Retirement!
2 months ago

Tough Career Ending? Bounce Back and Get Ready for Retirement!

I am not the only person I know in my sixties who had a bad work experience at the end of their career. One friend was in his hospital bed after cancer surgery when his boss told him he was being forced to retire. Another friend worked for years as a successful paramedic and was then given the worst shifts in attempts to squeeze him out. Read More

6 Things Workers Over 60 Need to Know to Thrive in a Multi-Generational Workplace
5 months ago

6 Things Workers Over 60 Need to Know to Thrive in a Multi-Generational Workplace

If you choose to continue working after the official age of retirement, you stand a good chance of working in a team with Millennials and Generation X’s…
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The Painful Truth About Working While On Social Security
5 months ago

The Painful Truth About Working While On Social Security

Can you work and collect Social Security? The simple answer is yes. The more complicated answer is that you may not want to. Read More

Being the Eldest Person on Your Work Team
5 months ago

Being the Eldest Person on Your Work Team

Many of us continue to work past the point when society expects us to retire. Maybe we don’t feel ready to retire yet, maybe we just need the money…
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5 Career Change Ideas Where You Can Make the Most of Your Life Experience
5 months ago

5 Career Change Ideas Where You Can Make the Most of Your Life Experience

If you’re thinking about making a career change in your 60s, then it’s worth looking at roles that will allow you to really make the most of your life experience…
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5 Career Change Ideas That Involve Working with Animals
6 months ago

5 Career Change Ideas That Involve Working with Animals

If you’re looking to make a career change in your 60s, then it can help to start by considering what you’re passionate about. For an animal lover, getting to spend all day hanging out with a bunch of furry friends…
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Job Search Getting You Down After 60? These 6 Tips May Give You the Pick-Me-Up You Need
7 months ago

Job Search Getting You Down After 60? These 6 Tips May Give You the Pick-Me-Up You Need

Looking for a job in your 60s can feel similar to riding a wave. On one hand, you may welcome the chance to hit the restart button on your career and gain a fresh sense of purpose…
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