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

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February 2015

Challenge Factory understands "Unretirement"

Feb, 22 2015 12:09 PM
Lisa Taylor

There are important organizational implications of employment patterns among the most experienced members of our workforce. People in their 50s, 60s and beyond are challenging traditional assumptions about career, work, contribution and leisure

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Top 3 Benefits to Starting a Career Change Program Now

Feb, 18 2015 3:39 PM
Lisa Taylor

If this headline grabbed you, you likely already have a sense that it is time to see what else might be out there. Here are the top 3 benefits to exploring a new career now: 

1. You may fall back in love with your work.  Exploring new careers...

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Wednesday, March 04, 2015
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Coffee and Careers

Thursday, March 05, 2015
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Webinar: What Every Manager Needs to Know

Monday, March 09, 2015
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Career Exploration Group Program Start Date

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Own the Interview - Workshop

Wednesday, April 01, 2015
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Coffee and Careers


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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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