Gathering the resources and confidence to start a new business or job can be daunting. AARP Massachusetts invites members to get a nudge from inspirational tips and advice at a Work Reimagined event on April 13 in Dorchester.
If you've ever dreamed about doing something new, changing careers, or starting that business you always wanted, AARP Colorado would like you to consider attending Work Reimagined in June to help boomers like you find passion in the next step of your career path.
Was it a jazz set, a networking event or a conversation about entrepreneurship? It was all three as AARP DC recently presented “Life Reimagined for Work” at Takoma Station Tavern in northwest Washington, DC. More than 200 people heard holiday jazz from DC native Marcus Johnson, a Grammy-nominated musician, composer, and entrepreneur. Marcus blended his music with motivational advice for rethinking how individuals can approach work. The Small Business Administration (SBA) and SCORE were co-sponsors for this unique evening of jazz and networking.
If you're looking for a job, seeking a career transition, or thinking about starting a business, you need the best resources, up-to-date information, and expert advice available. Lucky for you, there are some fantastic individuals and organizations that can provide you with all of those.
Does the company you work for value its experienced employees? Through "Life Reimagined at Work," AARP is recognizing companies that are great places to work at age 50 and beyond.
In past decades, workers worked for one company for many years, often for their entire working lives. That is no longer the norm. In fact, the average length of time a worker stays in one job is about 4½ years. Assuming a work life of about 45 years (estimating from 22 to 67 years of age), a worker will have about 10 positions during his or her work life. That fact proves two very important things:
New research from the US Department of Labor shows that one in four Americans between the ages of 44 and 70 are interested in starting their own business or nonprofit in the next five to 10 years.
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