Managing Generations in the Workplace

Thanks to Digital Third Coast and Professor Yorton Clark Jr, chair of the business administration department at MidAmerica… Continue reading “Managing Generations in the Workplace”…

Fit at Forty Plus

Your energy level is part of your personal brand, along with your appearance and confidence. If you could find a fix that improved your posture, amped up your energy level, made your confidence skyrocket and took years off your appearance, would you buy it? Maybe? What if it were free? Heck yes – sign me up. Continue reading “Fit at Forty Plus”…

The Hourglass Solution

This was the first generation that could choose to get married or choose almost any other lifestyle: cohabitation, staying single without stigma, and a hundred variations in between. We could choose when or whether to have children. Women could choose to have a demanding career and raise a family; it used to be an either / or decision. All this choice gave us a feeling of unlimited possibilities when we were young. But we’re no longer young (on the outside, at least.) We’re in our fifties and sixties, and feeling that the world has changed dramatically. Continue reading “The Hourglass Solution”…

Take Ten Years Off

I hear from other Boomers all the time about how their age is keeping them from competing in the job market today. They claim that recruiters take one look at their face or (graying) hair and make a quick decision to move on to a younger candidate. Continue reading “Take Ten Years Off”…

You're as Young as You Feel

Baby Boomer applicants often express concern about competing against younger candidates. So I asked photographer and stylist Renee Parenteau for cost-effective tips on how to look your best. Continue reading “You're as Young as You Feel”…