45+ Job Finding Service

ThirdQuarter.ca connects experienced workers 45+ years old with Canadian employers who value that experience. Thanks to Government sponsorship, it is a free service available across Canada. Sue Barkman and Trish Pauls describe what they do:

Their website provides more information, helpful resources, their quiz, a weekly newsletter with job alerts, and an invitation to sign up or contact them for further information.

Sticky: Elders’ advice on working in retirement

When Lyndsay Greene, author of You Could Live a Long Time, found that many experienced retirees had “worked” well past the end of their traditional careers.  They said work — not necessarily paid work — provides purpose and social networks in retirement.

They emphasized that, in the post-career phase of work, you shouldn’t expect the same level of responsibility and authority as in your career.