What Happens After Retirement?

Retirement Transition Planning Essential to Enjoy Retirement Years Think about it, in 2011 the very first Baby Boomers, those people born between 1946 and 1964 turned 65 and begun the trek into retirement for largest generational cohort in history of mankind. Current research from Statistics Canada tells us that the average age that Boomers are retiring in Calgary and the rest of Canada is 62 and that paired with today’s health conscious approach and modern advances in medicine and technology many boomers could be still be “living large” in retirement up to thirty years after the day they walk away…

How to Retire?

  Preparing for Your Retirement- June 2, 2012  Learn the factors of a successful retirement in the key areas of Career and Work, Health and Wellness, Finances, Family and Relationships, Leisure, and Personal Development and create a retirement lifestyle that is right for you. Workshop Fee is $157 per person and bring your spouse or partner for an additional $115.This fee includes applicable GST taxes, a one- day workshop and materials. For more information contact Brian at brian@careervitality.ca or call (403) 978- 9134. The workshop takes place on June 2nd and registration form can be found here at  Career Vitality Services Registration Form Registration…

Career Coaching:Top 5 Career Change Tips

Top 5 Considerations for Career Change in Calgary   I was recently enjoying a rare day off by sitting and reading the paper at the “Purple Perk” which is one of my favorite coffee houses in Calgary  I was thinking about career change when the Beatles song “No Where Man” started playing on radio. Lennon’s haunting voice singing “He's a real nowhere man, Sitting in his Nowhere Land, Making all his nowhere plans for nobody.” started me thinking about how important it is to have a plan and more specifically a career plan that you are passionate about following. On that…

The Mature Workforce!

  Is 75 the New 65? Check out this article by Wallace Immen from the career section of yesterday's Globe and Mail    “In our research, we’re finding that employers are developing a lot of age-friendly programs that provide flexibility in work schedules,” he said.“Many are seeing the risk of losing large numbers of experienced employees if baby boomers retired en masse,” he said, so companies are encouraging older workers to stay on longer. Some also encourage those who have already retired to come back in some capacity. Surveys of U.S. and Canadian organizations that Mr. Sheridan did for his…

Skills For Successful Career Change!

Interview Strategies and Techniques Workshop   Career Vitality Services Inc. is offering a FREE Interview Strategies and Techniques workshop 10:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. on May 12, 2012. The two- hour workshop will be part of the Calgary Public Library’s “Accelerate your Career” event. “Wow” prospective employers during your interview with your knowledge, preparation and how your skills and abilities fit what they are looking for in a new hire. To register contact the Central Library (403) 260-2782 Workshop Location: The Central Library , 616 Macleod Trail S.E. (3rd floor)