Downsized or laid off in your 50s? Don't dismiss starting a freelance business or career. It may be a more viable strategy than waiting for a job offer in an ageist economy. Trust yourself and make the leap!
I had a job search nightmare. But the reality is just as scary for many people. Instead of succumbing to fear, empower yourself. Create your next job and your second act career. Devise the new narrative that will bring the gig to you.
It's no surprise that these two articles on ageism would get a ton of views and comments on my LinkedIn profile. Both of the clipped articles are, ironically, attempting to call out ageism, but they succumb to a number of its assumptions. They wind up objectifying older workers just the same.
Small business makes up 99.7% of all employer firms in the U.S., according to the Small Business Administration (SBA). Starting a small business may be scary for someone who has spent their career in Corporate. However, older entrepreneurs are twice as successful in opening up a new business. Older workers are at a crossroads. We […]