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In a constantly changing digital workplace, it pays to team up with younger colleagues to glean tips on social media, mobile apps and more.
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These burned-out professionals used career breaks to tour -- and work -- the world.
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More midlifers reinvent themselves through self-authorized career breaks and reap the restorative benefits of time off.
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Research shows that many Americans ages 44 to 70 want a new job with purpose but can't afford to make a change.
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Though federal law generally prohibits employers from forcing workers to retire at a certain age, some exemptions exist in government and the private sector.
The latest unemployment numbers and what they mean to middle-aged workers. That, plus more headlines from this week.
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Jacqueline Depaul started her modeling career after taking catwalk classes with people half her age.
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Meet 5 enterprising animal lovers who found new careers in the booming pet industry.
How to use mobile apps and social networks to make a career change at 40 or older.
Here are 3 steps to discover an encore career that really makes you happy.
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These resources can help socially conscious startups get off the ground.
This former CEO donated his suits to the Salvation Army and now dons Hawaiian shirts to sing and host a TV show.
Meet two couples who work half the year in wild places and spend the rest of their time traveling.
The jobless rate for people 45 and older remains steady at 6.3 percent, the lowest in three years.
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A new survey finds many people are willing to dip into retirement savings to make the move.
Project Accessory contestant and others show how they turned a passion for art into a creative business.
Here are the stories of three midlife career changers who left corporate life to become teachers.
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A former TV newsman creates The Nextnik, a web series about midlife reinvention.
Unemployment takes surprise dip to 8.6 percent overall, 6.3 percent for older workers.
An entrepreneurship expert suggests tapping into these age-related trends to launch your startup.
Nine million people ages 44 to 70 are in second careers, and 31 million more want to join them.
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