Are you an older worker facing an early retirement or wanting to change careers? The office landscape has changed dramatically in the post-pandemic world, and new technology may seem overwhelming. Fellow baby boomer Kerry Hannon stands ready to lend you a hand. Her helpful guide teaches you how to repackage your skills to land a new job, change careers or even start a business. She details the challenges and rewards of being an older worker today and offers concrete examples of those who’ve found success.
About the Author
Kerry Hannon is a workplace futurist and strategist. She is a senior columnist and on-air expert at Yahoo Finance.
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