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Faced with large numbers of soon-to-retire employees? Turnover among high-potentials? Talk to us about solutions that engage your employees, reduce your risk and protect your revenue. 


If you’re successful but not satisfied, in the midst of a traditional career, or want to unretire, we can help you decide what’s next. You have more options than you think.


Challenge Factory is the North American leader in developing and implementing creative and practical solutions for the aging workforce. Tap into our latest ideas and news about the exciting things we’re doing. 

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Challenge Factory challenges old career thinking

Challenge Factory clients see career transition as an opportunity instead of a threat. Our corporate clients are ready for new thinking when it comes to talent management and succession planning. Our individual clients are "successful, but not satisfied" and ready to explore new career paths.

Challenge Factory’s fresh thinking, unique processes and tools—and our passion—have led to assignments with some of Canada’s largest organizations.

If you are a business leader with large numbers of employees approaching retirement, you will want to complete our complimentary corporate assessment and we'll be in touch for a no-obligation consultation.

If you are an individual looking for help finding a more satisfying career, take the Career Mindset Assessment or browse our catalogue of individual programs.

Of course, we'd love to hear from you. Give us a call at 1 866-319-1073, anytime.


October 2014

Focus turns to the Talent Revolution

Oct, 7 2014 1:55 PM
Lisa Taylor

We are entering an era of workforce transformation that challenges many common assumptions held about the nature of work, who does it, when and for how long.

On International Seniors’ Day(Oct 1), Challenge Factory was at Ryerson’s The Raymond G. Chang Schoo l for a morning program focused [...]

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September 2014

5 guaranteed ways to increase recruitment costs, lower productivity levels and ensure poor engagement

Sep, 23 2014 10:04 AM
Lisa Taylor

From Boomers to Millennials, employees in your workforce are all connected. The best way to increase costs, lower productivity and reduce engagement is to ignore the opportunities a systems-approach to succession, talent management and recruiting can provide.

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Thursday, October 23, 2014
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Small Business Forum

Tuesday, October 28, 2014  –
Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Your Workplace Conference 2014

Tuesday, October 28, 2014  –
Thursday, October 30, 2014

Encore 2014: Building an Encore Nation

Monday, November 03, 2014

Career Exploration Group Program Start Date

Wednesday, November 05, 2014
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

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About Challenge Factory: Innovative workforce transformation, talent management and coaching solutions

Challenge Factory is Canada’s leader in workforce transformation solutions that address changing demographics. We are research and analytics based, apply new thinking to programs we offer individual clients and develop innovative, practical solutions for organizations.
Our approach identifies longevity as a catalyst for change. As Boomers shift career patterns, there are implications for Gen X and Gen Y employees. Our clients are trailblazers in today’s Talent Revolution, capitalizing on new opportunities while minimizing workforce risk and cost. Our Legacy Careers® Toolkit includes consulting, training and coaching programs for employees, managers and leadership teams. We are always available to discuss your specific needs.


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