Here are three inspiring articles on encore careers:
Mark Simoneau was out of work or underemployed for over 4 years until his patience paid off: At 65 he could be retired and collecting benefits. But what he’s realized, he says, is that “I’m a worker.” He enjoys solving problems, helping coworkers and passing on his knowledge to others. That, as it turns out, is a good thing, and not just for his new employer.
With Americans living longer, and experiencing retirements likely to extend over 20 or 30 years, the question comes up: What should people do with the second half of their lives? Find inspiration in this article.
In an interview with HuffPost, the couple explained why they think the commercial is such a hit? “Frankly I think it’s our age. You usually don’t see people our age in commercials,” Morty Kaufman said. “We feel that all the commercials are made by young, beautiful people and we think our age group has been neglected and so we’re holding up our end.”
What’s next for you? Who or what inspires you to start an encore career?