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New resource finds fitting employment for semi-retired boomers
BoomersPlus Closes $1.05M Round
In a statement Tuesday, the company also said it is forming a partnership with the Centre for Entrepreneurship, Education and Development, or CEED, to help Nova Scotian retirees mentor entrepreneurs or form their own businesses.
Job-matching platform BoomersPlus.com nabs $1 mln round
WISE 50 Over 50 Awards - 2017 Winners
I started this business to harness a huge and emerging economic, social and cultural asset in our society: The 50+ cohort that is exiting their traditional careers but remain very interested in contributing to their communities. Our team is working on solving one of Canada’s most pressing issues – how to best serve the rapidly growing baby boomer population by matching boomers, recent retirees and seasoned professionals with employers looking to tap into this massive hidden talent pool.
A New BoomersPlus Enters Ontario
BoomersWork, the Halifax company that helps retired executives find part-time work, is rebranding itself as BoomersPlus and launching operations in Ontario.
The new branding is part of an expanded service that will offer its clients — largely people over the age of 50 —various lifestyle services, such as travel bookings and financial services.
Freedom 85? Baby boomers working longer, redefining retirement
As the biggest demographic wave in Canada’s history reaches retirement age, the province of Nova Scotia believes it knows how to weather the looming economic storm: encourage baby boomers to work longer.
“Likely our workforce participation overall will go down as more people retire than are joining the workforce,” says Simon D’Entremont, deputy minister of Nova Scotia’s department of seniors. “But, we’re also looking at opportunities created by an aging demographic.”