Experts have long held that baby boomers would work well into their golden years -- if only because of financial necessity.
But a new study shows that the oldest in the group, those born in 1946, are retiring in droves -- and not all of them in happy circumstances.
Nearly 60 percent of the early boomers... Read More »
By Liz Ryan, Contributing Columnist, Kiplinger.com
My inbox is deluged with job-search queries. That's understandable: the job market remains tepid, and Kiplinger's doesn't see the unemployment rate dropping below 9% this year.
Some of my correspondents want suggestions on job-search direction or... Read More »
According to a new MetLife study, many boomers will continue working into what would have been their retirement years. The study, called The MetLife Report on Early Boomers, suggests that Americans will continue working out of financial necessity and retirement will be put off, for some, indefinitely.
The study,... Read More »
Joe Turner, the Job Search Guy
"I was fully qualified and it makes no sense."
"They simply don't know how to hire."
"They told me that I was overqualified."
Randy Block, a seasoned career transition coach and consultant in the Bay area, hears these comments often.
If you're an "older" job hunter, more than... Read More »