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Meaningful Work for Baby Boomers

In today’s economy, every employee is vulnerable. Baby boomers are often the most concerned, believing their opportunities to find meaningful work are more limited. If they are open-minded and creative, however, there are many existing possibilities.

 Work remains important to this population, even after they become retirement-eligible. Studies show that 80% of boomers intend to work after their official retirement, mostly...


Tattoo-ing You

This past Saturday I was in a ballet class and noticed the tattoo on the dancer in front of me. Nicole had a large butterfly tattoo on her back. For me, this was a branding moment. I don’t know Nicole that well, but I do know that butterflies are so meaningful to her that she wants one on her back for the rest of her life.

According to a 2012 Harris Poll, one in five American adults has at least one tattoo, which is up...


Generational Differences at Work by Lynn Berger

If you are older than 50 and looking for a job, you need to be aware of generational differences. Gen X, Gen Y, Millennials and baby boomers have different communication styles and approaches to finding work.

Did you know that:  many younger workers do not listen to voice mail messages?  So do not babble or leave long winded messages with a recruiter or potential employer.   You may have no idea what their age is.  I know Gen X...