Often pushed into retirement or redundancy by ageist attitudes and business practices, older workers want to stay in the workforce but may struggle to. Career service Rest Less hopes to make a difference by connecting companies with the over-50s workforce, who bring experience and expertise.
Rather than winding down their working lives after they hit 65, more and more American Boomers are either in employment or looking for jobs. And while some are toiling out of necessity to cover everyday costs, others are taking up roles that let them try something new or feel a sense of community.
Whether due to divorce, bereavement, or family relocation, loneliness is an everyday issue for many American Boomers. But as members of this aging cohort sharpen their tech skills, they’re being exposed to apps and devices that help them establish new connections both online and IRL.
Female Gen Xers were trailblazers in the workplace, but now face mid-career challenges that often go overlooked. Canvas8 spoke with Kath Sloggett, founder of career coaching organisation Runneth, to learn how businesses can better support them during pivotal moments in their working lives.
All sorts of stigmas are being broken in today's beauty industry, but the needs of menopausal women are often ignored. Absent in ads and lacking products for their changing skin and hair, these women are now pushing brands to step up and address this ‘last taboo’ without any sugar-coating.