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Creativity Doesn’t Decline With Age

You know the pernicious and widely accepted stereotype that people in the second half of life aren’t creative. Experienced workers are set in their ways, reluctant to learn new skills, unwilling to embrace new technologies and new ways of doing business—or so we’re told. A major theme of my book Purpose and a Paycheck is… Continue reading Creativity Doesn’t Decline With Age

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Signs that employers are rethinking the benefits of experience. About time, too.

From the New York Times. A Hot Job Market Is Causing Labor Pains for State Governments. The article is on state and local governments struggling to find workers in the tight labor market. The first example is from South Carolina. The job is peanut inspector. The hire is 62 years old. For people like Cynthia… Continue reading Signs that employers are rethinking the benefits of experience. About time, too.