Aging at work

Did you know that loneliness is lethal?

2017-10-06T15:50:28+00:00

Independence is glorified in North American culture as a symbol of strength. As a society, we value individual achievement and extol self-reliance. I wonder however, if our “go at it alone” attitude has led us down a lonely and isolating path? Loneliness is lethal 30% of Americans don't feel close to others at any given [...]

Did you know that loneliness is lethal?2017-10-06T15:50:28+00:00

“I had to surrender and get off my throne” – advice for boomers seeking bridge employment

2017-08-10T16:52:25+00:00

In the most recent Next Avenue newsletter, Author Richard Eisenberg features a story about Elizabeth White, a 55-year-old, Harvard MBA graduate, and former executive of the World. White recently gave a Ted talk and wrote a book called 55, unemployed and faking normal. It’s a powerful account of her life, and the trials and tribulations [...]

“I had to surrender and get off my throne” – advice for boomers seeking bridge employment2017-08-10T16:52:25+00:00

It is a commonplace fact that physical ability, mental alertness & cooperativeness fail after 65

2017-04-13T03:52:25+00:00

I bet you would agree that's a pretty crazy statement, right? Well, those are not my words. They are the words of the U.S. Federal Government who, in 1980, argued before the Supreme Court that the retirement age for railroad workers should be set at 65 because: "it is a commonplace fact that physical ability, [...]

It is a commonplace fact that physical ability, mental alertness & cooperativeness fail after 652017-04-13T03:52:25+00:00

Beware of early retirement

2017-03-30T04:40:32+00:00

Delay retirement but only if you like your job and the people you work with. While much has been written about the financial benefits of longer working lives, there are social benefits too. Bonds of close friendship, a sense of community, belonging to and being of service to a cause that is larger than oneself, [...]

Beware of early retirement2017-03-30T04:40:32+00:00

Lost knowledge and the Picasso Principle

2017-03-09T04:36:10+00:00

It’s a paradox of human nature, we don’t realize what we have until it’s gone. Lost knowledge due to boomer retirements can be a costly mistake. Employers have a bad habit of pushing older and more experienced employees out the door as they near 65 so that they can bring in new, fresh blood that [...]

Lost knowledge and the Picasso Principle2017-03-09T04:36:10+00:00

The Arrogance of Agism

2017-03-02T19:06:54+00:00

If you are not familiar with the term agism, it is akin to racism or sexism, only it is based on age and involves holding negative stereotypes about people of different ages. Agism can lead to unfair treatment. In the world of work, it often involves overlooking middle age workers for career advancement or promotions [...]

The Arrogance of Agism2017-03-02T19:06:54+00:00

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