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Older workers embrace career change, less stress

Posted In: Career Coaching, Employment News · By: Seniors for Jobs.com · Date: 13 May 2009

There is evidence to suggest that older workers are happier with their career changes due to reduced stress and a flexible work schedule.

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Seniors make job training work for them

Posted In: Career Coaching, Employment News · By: Seniors for Jobs.com · Date: 29 Apr 2009

The AARP Foundation is providing training assistance to older workers looking for work.  There is a steep increase in the number of older workers looking for work and there are programs offered across the country to provide training for older workers.

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People With Service Jobs Feel Economic Pain Early

Posted In: Employment News · By: Seniors for Jobs.com · Date: 28 Apr 2009

The current economic downturn has taken a significant toll on the hotel industry.  Travel and tourism are down dramatically which is having a significant impact on employment in the hotel industry.

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Downturn leads to longer work life for boomers

Posted In: Career Resources, Employment News · By: Seniors for Jobs.com · Date: 17 Feb 2009

An unprecidented number of boomers who envisioned a retirement filled with leisurely activities are now dealing with the reality of staying in the workforce for a longer period of time and some have been forced to re-enter the workforce.

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Available Jobs with the United States Government

Posted In: Career Resources, Employment News · By: Seniors for Jobs.com · Date: 29 Jan 2009

Uncle Sam is hiring!  Check out the following website to see what kind of jobs are available in your area.

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Senior Unemployment Rate Hits 31-Year High

Posted In: Career Resources, Employment News · By: Seniors for Jobs.com · Date: 19 Jan 2009

Unlike most previous recessions, the current economic slowdown has substantially increased the unemployment rate for older Americans. In December 2008, 5.1 percent of workers age 65 and older were unemployed, a higher share than at any time since March 1977.

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Recruiting and Retaining Older Workers

Posted In: Employer Resources, Recruitment · By: Seniors for Jobs.com · Date: 19 Jan 2009

As birth rates decline and large numbers of boomers get ready for retirement, employers should be worried about the talent shortages this will create. Why, then, are so few taking action?

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Why Do Seniors and Baby Boomers Want Retirement Jobs?

Posted In: Employer Resources · By: Seniors for Jobs.com · Date: 30 Sep 2008

Retirement jobs? The answer used to be “no way” when the line between work and retirement was very clear. People worked until age 65 or so, collected their gold watch, and headed for their easy chair and a well-deserved rest.

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Older Employees Can Give Vital Boost to Small Businesses

Posted In: Career Resources, Employer Resources, Employment News · By: Seniors for Jobs.com · Date: 26 Dec 2007

Small businesses caught in the labor crunch might want to consider heading down to the local seniors community center to recruit employees.

That’s the word from the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) which maintains that small business and older workers form a valuable partnership across Western Canada that will only get stronger in the coming years.

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Kaa ----- Booming with the Boomers! Summit on the Mature Workforce

Posted In: Career Resources, Employer Resources, Employment News · By: Seniors for Jobs.com · Date: 28 Nov 2007

“OLD. SMART. PRODUCTIVE.” That was the attention-grabbing headline, with a picture of three boomers on the front cover of Business Week Magazine in June 2005. It is almost 2008 and I get the impression that no one is listening.

 

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