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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.


Ready for your next step? We're here to help. Explore, plan and transition with confidence - at any age.

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

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September 2015

Coming of age: How older employees are re-inventing themselves

Sep, 25 2015 9:30 AM
Lisa Taylor

In the movie, The Intern, seventysomething Robert De Niro becomes an intern at a company run by thirtysomething entrepreneur Anne Hathaway. Hilarity ensues. The situation is played brilliantly for laughs, but there’s nothing funny about the generation of boomers pioneering a new phase of life. We are in the midst of a talent revolution and this movie is Hollywood’s nod that the aging work force has come of age.

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Primed for Purposeā„¢: A New Program for Professionals 50-plus

Sep, 25 2015 9:25 AM
Lisa Taylor

Today, the School for Social Entrepreneurs and Challenge Factory open registration for a unique six-week course.  Aimed at helping professionals 50-plus contribute to social enterprises, Primed for Purpose™ is designed for those who want to leverage their professional skills to create meaningful social progress and bring positive impact to their communities.

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We love bringing people together and providing unique experiences. Here are a few upcoming events. To see the full list, click here.

Tuesday, October 06, 2015
2:00 PM – 5:00 PM

VIP Screening of "The Intern"

Wednesday, October 07, 2015
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Coffee and Careers

Thursday, October 08, 2015
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Primed for Purposeā„¢ Information Event

Thursday, October 15, 2015
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Enterprise Toronto - Small Business Forum 2015

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Primed for Purpose - 1st class


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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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