Career Links

Assessments:

  1.  Helping Baby Boomers Find Careers – An interesting article explaining the use of two on-line assessments that Boomers have found helpful.

50+ Interest:

The Amazings – Profiles of 50+ people doing interesting things.

Looking for Work – The Impact Equation – an article based on Chris Brogan & Julien Smith’s book .  There is inspiration and know-how here.

Networking is a Key for Mature Job Hunters – Times Colonist article about Marilyn.

Technology:

eGurus Technology Tutors – Great resource if you need to upgrade your technology skills – Jennifer Cairns is experienced providing technology tutoring.

Books:

It’s Your Time – Information and Exercises for Getting Ready For A great Retirement – Donna McCaw.  You can purchase her book and/or receive her blog on her website

The Gift of Years: Growing Older Gracefully. Chittister, J. BlueBridge, 2008.

Finding a Job After 50: Reinvent yourself for the 21st Century Woodward, J. Career Press, NJ, 2007.

Reinventing Yourself: Life Planning after 50 Davis, S. & Handschin, B. Consulting Psychologists Press, CA, 1998.

Redefining Retirement: New Realities for Boomer Women. Hovanec, M & Shilton, E. Second Story Press, 2007.

Retire Retirement: Career Strategies for the Boomer Generation. Erickson, T. Harvard Business Press, 2008.

What Color is Your Parachute? For Retirement. Bolles, R. & Nelson, J. Ten Speed Press, 2007.

Reinventing Retirement. Goodman, M. Chronicle Books, 2008.

The Joy of Retirement. Borchard, D. Amacom, 2008.

Mission Possible: Creating a mission for work and life. Fitzgerald, M. Quinn Publishing, 2003.

Creating a Spiritual Retirement: A Guide to unseen possibilities in our lives. Srode, M. Skylight Paths Publishing, 2003.

How to LOVE your retirement. Waxman, B, Mendelson, R. Eds. Hundreds of Heads Books, 2006.

I’d Say Yes, God If I knew what you wanted. Reeves, N. Northstone, 2006.

‘Tis a Gift to be Simple: Embracing the freedom of living with less. DeGrote-Sorenson, B & Sorenson, D. Augsburg, 1992.

Keeping Spiritual Balance as we grow older: more than 65 creative ways to use purpose, prayer and the power of spirit to build a meaningful retirement. Srode,M & Srode, B. Skylight Paths Publishing, 2005.

Finding Meaning in the Second Half of Life: How to Finally, Really Grow Up
Hollis, J.

Transitions. Bridges, W. Addison-Wesley Publishing, 1980.

Claiming Your Place at the Fire: Living the Second Half of Your Life on Purpose. Leider, R. & Shapiro, D. 2004.

How to Retire Happy, Wild, and Free. Zelinski, E. Visions International, 2003.

 

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