The Future of Work for the 50+ Considerations for workers and employers.

People are living (and working) longer, and there are lasting effects. How will we respond to these 5 megatrends that are shaping the future of work?

Future of Work Five Megatrends Point of View Blogs

  • Xenia Viragh, Natalie King, and Anika Heavener, The SCAN Foundation
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The Older Workforce Renaissance

Older adults who continue to seek income often also seek flexibility, which makes non-traditional and gig-based employment an attractive option to these workers

Entrepreneurship Past 50: Envisioning a Better Future

"For adults 50-plus, entrepreneurship can be an important source of income, serving as one’s main job, a side hustle, or a bridge to retirement."

A Skills-Based Profile is a Personal Brand

"A worker’s “brand” is their skills-based profile. Essentially workers must find ways to articulate their skills and experiences on new technology-based and digital job-matching platforms."

Breaking the Training and Education Paradox for an Aging Workforce

"Against an ever-changing backdrop of new technologies, practices, and workplace norms, today’s extended careers call for a continuing commitment to training and education—for the sake of workers and employers, both."

4 Workplace Benefits to Help Address Financial Challenges for Older Employees, Today and Tomorrow

" attract and retain older generations of workers, employers must help them prepare for what is to come as they age."