Career change can be difficult for baby boomers

For the month of August 2012
Career change can be difficult for baby boomers

Have you recently found yourself at the wrong end of a job dounsizing or job
displacement?
Or are you looking to find a new career now that you have retired?
Or maybe you want to change careers by going into something new?

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Career change can be difficult for baby boomers
Dayton Daily News
Jack Frech, director of Athens County Job and Family Services in southern
Ohio, said he often sees firsthand unemployed baby boomers having a hard
time with a career transition. “They’re working at fast food places,
restaurants, waiting tables, …
Read more at:
http://www.daytondailynews.com/news/ohio-news/career-change-can-be-difficult-for-baby-boomers-1349498.html
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Boomer setback
Columbus Dispatch
He maintains a positive outlook, always dressing in a shirt and tie as he
takes up his daily job search. For most of their lives, baby boomers knew an
America on the rise, a nation that incited their occasional fury but rarely
let them down.
Read more at:
http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2012/03/25/boomer-setback.html
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Baby boomers turn back to college to boost job skills and remake themselves
Cincinnati.com
With high unemployment, low home values and downsized retirement accounts,
hundreds of thousands of baby boomers are going back to college to boost
their job skills. The number of students ages 50 to 64 increased 17 percent
nationwide between fall 2007 …
Read more at:
http://news.cincinnati.com/article/20120324/BIZ/303250010/Baby-boomers-turn-back-college-boost-job-skills-remake-themselves?odyssey=nav%7Chead
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Unemployed Baby Boomers Are Getting Hired By Going Back To School
Business Insider
When Joe Burklund of Des Moines, Iowa, lost his job at the depths of
recession in 2009 after 30 years in the advertising and marketing industry,
he never imagined another career. He was almost 60 and optimistic he would
land another job in his field, …
Read more at:
http://www.businessinsider.com/unemployed-baby-boomers-are-getting-hired-by-going-back-to-school-2012-5
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Boomers postpone retirement to build back dwindling nest eggs
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Her research included culling data on boomer trends from sources including
AARP and the US Census, interviewing experts in aging and finance, and
talking to more than a dozen baby boomers in the metro area. Today: Instead
of preparing for a life of …
Read more at:
http://www.ajc.com/lifestyle/forget-retirement-some-boomers-1392836.html
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Financing an ‘Encore’ Career
Wall Street Journal (blog)
… encore career-meaning work in later life that ideally combines personal
meaning, income and social impact-appeals to an estimated 31 million
Americans ages 44 to 70, according to Civic Ventures, a nonprofit think tank
focused on baby boomers, …
Read more at:
http://blogs.wsj.com/totalreturn/2012/03/21/financing-an-encore-career/?mod=google_news_blog
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Encore Careers: Civic Ventures Study Finds Transition Is Tough
Huffington Post
Transitioning into an “encore career” can be a lengthy and expensive
process, and more support mechanisms are needed to help post 50s bridge the
gap, according to a study released today by the MetLife Foundation and Civic
Ventures, a non-profit San …
Read more at:
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/03/21/encore-careers-study-civic-ventures_n_1370162.html
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