Employers Face Skill Shortages on a Global Scale

North Bay Business Journal BY GLORIA DUNN VIOLIN How do employment practices in the United States match up with those in the rest of the world? Are we performing as well as our peers? Or, are our strategies less proactive and outcomes more challenging? What can countries learn from each other about how to best [...]

By |2018-01-22T15:40:54-07:00October 28th, 2016|North Bay Business Journal|0 Comments

Boomers who invented today’s workplace shows value older workers

THE NEW RETIREMENT: A PARADIGM SHIFT North Bay Business Journal BY GLORIA DUNN VIOLIN In today’s work world, can we function without computers, or the web, or the cell phone? Not likely. These inventions have transformed our jobs — and personal lives — for good. Yet, when we talk about ageism in the workplace, [...]

By |2018-01-22T15:40:00-07:00September 27th, 2016|North Bay Business Journal|0 Comments

5 Keys to a Wellness Programs that Maintain Profitable Aging Workforce

THE NEW RETIREMENT: A PARADIGM SHIFT North Bay Business Journal BY GLORIA DUNN VIOLIN Healthy employees are more productive. Profitability is a result of productivity. That’s one reason why almost half of the employers in the United States offer wellness programs. Since more workers plan to continue in the workforce past age 65, businesses [...]

By |2018-01-22T15:43:36-07:00May 17th, 2016|North Bay Business Journal|0 Comments

Aging Brains at the Office Become More Productive

North Bay BIZ MagazineBy Gloria Dunn-ViolinApril 10, 2016 Do the brains of aging employee slow down and become less productive, innovative and effective? Or, do they become more prolific over time? Actually, as individuals’ age, their brains get smarter and function better. As we age, “the brain begins to compensate by using more of itself,” [...]

By |2018-02-09T09:37:40-07:00April 26th, 2016|North Bay Business Journal|0 Comments

Companies rethink early retirement policies to keep aging entrepreneurs from exiting

North Bay Business Journal THE NEW RETIREMENT: A PARADIGM SHIFT February 22, 2016 BY GLORIA DUNN-VIOLIN Aging workers are challenging the traditional definition of retirement by continuing to work—even though ageism and old rules prevent companies from hiring or retaining this productive and experienced group. No longer willing to wait for employers to invest in [...]

By |2018-01-22T15:43:23-07:00February 22nd, 2016|North Bay Business Journal|0 Comments

Six steps to plan retirement as thoughtfully as you work

North Bay Business Journal THE NEW RETIREMENT: A PARADIGM SHIFT January 11, 2016 BY GLORIA DUNN-VIOLIN Dealing with change in organizations and in our personal lives have a lot in common. They both deal with loss, challenges, and adjusting to something new. They both kick us out of our comfort zones where we can become [...]

By |2018-01-22T15:47:52-07:00January 26th, 2016|North Bay Business Journal|0 Comments

Companies seek to plug boomer ‘brain drain’

North Bay Business Journal THE NEW RETIREMENT: A PARADIGM SHIFT Tuesday, January 6, 2016 THE NEW RETIREMENT: PARADIGM SHIFT BY GLORIA DUNN-VIOLIN Is your company concerned about “brain drain” — the loss of institutional memory — as some of your top employees retire? Do you have plans on how to replace their experience, skills, and [...]

By |2018-01-22T15:43:19-07:00January 5th, 2016|North Bay Business Journal|0 Comments

New Retirement: Embrace work-life balance now for retirement

North Bay Business Journal THE NEW RETIREMENT: A PARADIGM SHIFT Monday, October 12, 2015 New Retirement: Embrace work-life balance now for retirement BY GLORIA DUNN-VIOLIN How do you integrate balance into your life when your job requires so much focus and time? Can you be successful at work and still have a life? How will [...]

By |2018-01-22T15:47:50-07:00October 13th, 2015|North Bay Business Journal|0 Comments

The New Retirement: Who really wants retirement anymore?

Gloria Dunn-Violin THE NEW RETIREMENT: A PARADIGM SHIFT BY GLORIA DUNN-VIOLIN How many times in the past have you said, “If I only knew then what I know now. If only I had been smarter, better, and more aware.” Today, those of us approaching or over 50 are. We’ve come a long way, as we [...]

By |2018-01-22T15:47:48-07:00September 9th, 2015|North Bay Business Journal|0 Comments

New Retirement: How to become a ‘preferred’ past employer

North Bay Business Journal THE NEW RETIREMENT: A PARADIGM SHIFT Monday, July 20, 2015 BY GLORIA DUNN-VIOLIN Shifting work policies will meet the needs of thousands of Baby Boomers who plan to retire during the next decade. New procedures will answer questions like: What happens to the lives and finances of people who retire? What [...]

By |2018-02-09T09:37:04-07:00September 2nd, 2015|North Bay Business Journal|0 Comments