Tag Archive: Age friendly

Tax and Audit Professionals in Albany NY

See the new job posting from Workforce50.com: Fecteau PLLC – Lifestyle Certified Public Accountant Attention experienced tax and audit CPA professionals. Are you tired of being eaten alive in the “big” firms? Would you like the freedom to take the summers off but still have year-round pay, benefits, and perks? Do you want a place in a modern office with warm, friendly teammates? Do you need an improvement in your quality of life? If you’ve answered yes to any of these…
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Employers should not hire older workers!

Heresy you say? As the publisher of the career site for the older workforce how can I make such a statement? Promoting the idea that “the older workforce is the most underutilized talent pool in the nation” does not correlate with this statement. Have I gone bonkers in this advanced age? Perhaps, but it is true. Let me continue this distorted thought process. Employers should not hire younger or new grad workers.  Ok, now that we’ve eliminated nearly two thirds…
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Hats off to Age-Friendly Employers

Today I’m issuing a confession and congratulations all in a single post.  We work hard here at Workforce50.com and progress is painfully slow sometimes.  But we’re committed to being an honest, high-quality web site with a mission and purpose of serving the over fifty community with employment information and resources.  My confession as the Editor of this web site is that I’m sooooo frustrated by the complaints that we receive about the low number of job postings on the web…
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Small Companies more beneficial to Older Workers

Results of the latest Workforce50.com employer survey indicate that older workers may find greater satisfaction working for a smaller company of less than 50 employees rather than larger companies having more than 1000 employees.  It seems that smaller organizations not only value diversity in their ranks but they do actively recognize age as an element of diversity.  Interestingly, the perception that a company is age-friendly is very strong for the small companies responding, 86%, even though not all of these…
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On the Subject of Older Workers

I use Google Alerts quite extensively to keep up-to-date on a number of topics.  What a surprise yesterday when I received notice of 3 articles, 2 recent and 1 older, about the value of older boomer and senior workers.  So often you read all the myths/reasons that companies cannot, or are unwilling to even consider, recruiting older employees.  (remember that older is relative)  You’ll hear more from me in future posts about these “supposed” reasons for not utilizing this growing workforce But I…
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