Join 'Nova graduates Scott Frisch, Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, AARP (‘90) and Nicholas Lazzaruolo, Partner, Grant Thornton ('03) for an interactive conversation about what it takes beyond the smarts, the degrees, the connections, and the right breaks to make it AND to make a difference in today’s competitive and dynamic workplace.
This event, brought to you by AARP, is open to students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends of the Villanova Academic Community and AARP.
The Villanova Room @ the Connelly Center (Bldg. 23), Villanova University
Thursday, October 10, 2019 @ 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Doors open at 11:30am for complimentary lunch, networking, and more.
Register here. The first 150 attendees will receive a professional business portfolio courtesy of AARP.
Career Change, Working Older and Bolder: Did You Know?
Almost half of all new entrepreneurs are above the age of 45 – with 25 percent of new entrepreneurs above the age of 55. (The Kaufman Index of Startup Activity, National Trends, 2016)
People 50+ in the U.S. generate $7.6 trillion annually in economic activity and are a key driver of economic growth, innovation and new value creation. (“The Longevity Economy,” Oxford Economics for AARP, 2016)
Some 65 percent of children entering primary schools today will end up working in completely new jobs that don’t exist today. (Future of Work, World Economic Forum)
The average baby boomer will be looking for a job 11.7 times in his or her career, according to a BLS study, and Millennials change jobs every two years or less. (Forbes, “The future of work is here and it’s not as scary as you think.”)
AARP is the nonprofit organization with 38 million members nationwide, representing the 50+ community. AARP offers a number of resources to help the 50+ and their families, including career resources.
AARP is embracing innovation in how we work and play as we age.
People are living and working longer than ever, resulting in multigenerational workforces that could impact the future of work.