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How to embark on an encore career

How to embark on an encore career

    Recently Adam Mayers published “Five tips for older workers looking for work” in the Toronto Star. In addition to these great  suggestions, I have some other ideas based on my own personal experience. Some people work beyond age 65 into their 70s or longer because they need the money. Others love the sense of accomplishment and the camaraderie they get at work. In both ca... »

Over 50s fastest growing segment of new start-ups

Over 50s fastest growing segment of new start-ups

    I retired from my corporate job almost eight years ago, but have never stopped working. After the trade magazine I edited was sold, I decided to put up a website and see if Icould make it as a freelance benefits writer and consultant. Within six months I had four steady clients and more work than I could handle. It seems that the more than half a million Canadians who were in the pro... »