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August 29, 2019

Is It Time to Re-think the Term “Senior Citizen”?

In this day and age, it’s not uncommon to hear people discuss the need to evolve words or generalizations about groups of people as we learn more about prejudices or perceptions. People sometimes argue that our culture has become too sensitive to every nuance – until they find themselves on the side of the offended by Read More »

August 15, 2019

How to Overcome Work-at-Home Challenges

When most employees first start to work from home, it feels like a dream: flexible work hours, no early morning commute, and nobody hovering over your shoulder or stealing your lunch from the office fridge. Beyond that, you don’t have to dress to impress and can finally balance the needs of work with the needs Read More »

August 1, 2019

Fighting Against Ageism

I was saddened — though not surprised — to read recently about a wave of allegations of age discrimination in hiring practices by some major corporations. New lawsuits claim that these companies’ online advertising and recruiting efforts deliberately overlooked older workers—by weeding them out of search results, putting caps on the amount of experience sought Read More »

July 18, 2019

Work-life Balance: It’s Not Just for Millennials

It seems hard to believe, but the term “work-life balance” was only popularized in the mid-1980s. Before then, work and life outside of work were seen as separate worlds. And thinking back to the 80s, many companies – and their Baby Boomer employees – didn’t exactly embrace the concept. Work-life balance was often viewed as Read More »