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Returning To Work In Various Fields At Retirement Age The current trend for more mature, certified workers starting their second career is growing in frequency in three key categories: the teaching profession, within the health care industry and in consulting. A large number of baby boomers are wanting to reinvent themselves before they hit retirement and find different positions that have social meaning. Since healthier living is tantamount to modern life, the average life span for boomers is rising. Retirement life is also growing by a number of years. Encore careers are quickly becoming a viable option to supplement retirement income and give back to the community. Teaching Positions Countless businesses and community colleges try to find professionals with significant experience in the field to educate their classes. Seniors and retired people make excellent candidates for teaching positions, tutors and mentors since they have a wealth of personal and professional experience and training. Plus, teaching will offer a rewarding career in which you will offer a positive impact on many different students. The Health Care And Social Work Industries Social and health care assistance positions are rapidly growing career sectors in the country. Actually, seniors are valued workers within the health care field because of their experience working with a number of different kinds of people and in handling and coping with crises. In reality, roughly 50% of all seniors who're employed are working in the health care industry. This industry is a very worthwhile and gratifying career with a lot of face-to-face interaction with peoples personal and immediate care. Consulting and Career Coaching Seniors have become entrepreneurs in an effort to continue to use their skills and knowledge in a valuable way. Many organizations will rehire some employees that have previously retired as parttime independent contractors, usually dealing with the same responsibilities in the same division or department that they worked in before retiring. Taking everything into consideration, when you've got a genuine knowledge and aptitude in a specific area in which consulting needs are high, for instance business management, marketing, information technology, or accounting and finance, being an independent contractor will be a great possibility for your second career. Plus, your level of success as an executive provides you with different chances to offer your services as an executive coach. Along those same lines, an incredible resume that has been built over a long career can help you sell your services as an independent contractor or to get the training from well-known coaching services. Career coaching and consulting can be an exceptionally rewarding second career for seniors or retirees who've a substantial background, knowledge and experience in human resources or even executive recruiting. The Positive Career Changes Go Boomers Go

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Returning To Work In Various Fields At Retirement Age

It used to be that a consistent employment history was an indication of stability, maturity, dependability and endurance. Indeed, employees who remained at jobs for extended periods of time were believed to be proficient, qualified, skilled and, therefore, valuable. These days, the current corporate thoughts believe that career changes might reflect positively on the workers. Baby boomers are champions for change, self-actualization and creating meaningful contributions to their lives and to the lives of others. Achieving a fulfilling life is based on having a couple of career for lots of people. However, shifting gears is not always easy. Keep in mind the change could be socially, psychologically and financially risky. But, once people retire it places seniors in a situation with no other option than to seek a second career. If you are embarking upon an encore career, concentrate on where your expertise and passions are centered. When you think about it, you'll be able to look at the second half of your life as a challenge to take on a fulfilling and rewarding opportunity. The current trend for more mature, certified workers starting their second career is growing in frequency in three key c...

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Returning To Work In Various Fields At Retirement Age  

The current trend for more mature, certified workers starting their second career is growing in frequency in three key c...