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8 Signs That It’s Time for You to Unretire
Not everyone is ready to quit working at 65. Some people need more.
by Emmet Pierce at moneytalksnews.com
After spending decades in the workplace, retirement may sound attractive. But many people develop second thoughts soon after leaving their jobs.
Just because someone is 65 or older doesn’t mean they’re ready to stop working. Some people miss their workplace colleagues and the sense of purpose that came from holding a job.
Switching Careers Doesn’t Mean Starting Over
by Evil HR Lady at comstocksmag.com
Many people reach a point where they feel like they’ve invested too much into their career to change, but you’re 40. You may have worked for almost 20 years in your field, but you have at least 27 years until you’re eligible for full Social Security retirement benefits. So let’s figure out how to do this!
Plan Now for Your Post-Pandemic Comeback
This career transition pro says answering three questions can help you do it
by Connie Baher at nextavenue.org
At long last, as the vaccines gradually roll out, maybe the end of the pandemic is in sight and soon the new (revised) normal will begin to take shape. But don't wait. The pandemic, with all of its pain, fear and isolation, has also handed us a probably once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to step back and rethink our lives.
NIFTY TIP of the DAY
Are You Worth Your Stripes?
What’s good for the goose may not be good for the gander
We heard a naturalist speaking the other day about zebras. Of course it goes without saying that the most dominant feature of a zebra is its distinctive stripes.
The naturalist explained that the stripes are major evolutionary advantage for the zebra as a defense against its predators. When zebras are packed together with the herd, the stripes make them all blend together making it difficult for predators (such as lions) to zero in on one animal when hunting…
What does this have to do with your job search? Plenty. MORE
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