Babyboomers

  • Workers 55-Plus To Outnumber Younger Employees For The First Time

    Workers 55-Plus To Outnumber Younger Employees For The First Time

    Whether out of economic need or simply a desire to continue working, many baby boomers aren't leaving their jobs anytime soon. In fact, so many workers 55 and older are staying in the workforce, The Atlantic reports, that by year's end their numbers will surpass those who are aged 25 to 34. And the trend is... Continue Reading

  • Memo to Millennials: Five Reasons Why Intelligence Isn't Enough in the Workplace

    Memo to Millennials: Five Reasons Why Intelligence Isn't Enough in the Workplace

    For two years, JC, 24, pursued his co-worker, Tessa. But she was in a relationship. Then, one day she wasn't and she let JC know that she had been feeling the same way about him. Two weeks later he got a job offer he couldn't refuse, but that meant relocating 1,000 miles away. Tessa told him she didn't... Continue Reading

  • The Best Companies for Baby Boomers

    The Best Companies for Baby Boomers

    Baby Boomers (people born between 1946 and 1964) grew up during a prosperous time in American history and witnessed several life changing events including the Cuban missile crisis, the assassinations of JFK, Robert Kennedy, and Martin Luther King Jr., Vietnam, the civil rights movement, sexual freedom,... Continue Reading

  • Over 50, and Zero Job Offers

    Over 50, and Zero Job Offers

    By Anne Fisher, CNNMoney Dear Annie: I'm a week away from my 54th birthday and, man, am I getting discouraged. After being laid off from a fairly senior job in May, I've spent the past few months networking nonstop, and managed to get three interviews. One interviewer never got back to me at all, and the other... Continue Reading

  • Second Acts: The Late Bloomer

    Second Acts: The Late Bloomer

    By Kathryn Joosten Some people in Hollywood think of me as a model for dramatic midlife transitions: suburban housewife to Emmy-winning actress. But I never plotted out a master plan for following my dreams. My career arc seemed perfectly normal to me as it evolved over time. Each phase just seemed to grow... Continue Reading