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Challenge Factory’s fresh approach to the aging workforce attracts attention from local and international media outlets.

Here are some of our recent media mentions. Our President, Lisa Taylor, often writes for or is interviewed by publications looking for new ideas based on research and real client experiences. She can be reached at lisa@challengefactory.ca

You can also browse the Legacy Careers® Pinterest Board that was started and is maintained by Challenge Factory community members.

2015

 
12.23.15 After retirement, ‘legacy career’ brings a rewarding sense of purpose - Globe and Mail
11.12.15 Part 2 - Later life careers, demographic shifts and Hollywood’s “The Intern”: A discussion with Suzanne Cook and Lisa Taylor - CERIC
11.12.15 Part 1 - Later life careers, demographic shifts and Hollywood’s “The Intern”: A discussion with Suzanne Cook and Lisa Taylor - CERIC
10.07.15 Older workers and 'legacy careers' ('The Intern') - Toronto Sun
10.04.15 What's your reaction to the news that seniors now outnumber children in Canada? - CBC Radio, Cross Country Checkup
09.25.15

How the movie The Intern reflects on real life issues of ageism and the difficulty of making a career change later in life - CanadaTalks SiriusXM 167

09.24.15 Coming of age: How older employees are re-inventing themselves - The Globe and Mail
08.24.15

1010 Radio - 'The Night Side': The reality of the shrinking work force, how to adjust after a lay-off, how to re-invent yourself and how to love your job again

06.09.15

We may be saving enough, yet still not be ready for retirement - Financial Independence Hub

06.08.15

Career Services Readiness Assessment: Are you prepared for the talent revolution? - CERIC

05.15.15

Why Work probably won’t end after your Findependence Day - Financial Independence Hub

04.16.15

75 is the new 65 - Your Workplace Magazine

02.23.15

Financial Advisor: Adding Life to Years

01.23.15

HR's Senior Moment: The Case for Retaining, Engaging Mature Workers
This article, from US online education giant SkilledUp.com examines the case for taking a life stage approach to Legacy Careers(R). Challenge Factory research and an interview with Lisa Taylor is heavily cited.

 

2014

 
11.12.14 The Center on Aging & Work - Change Is Coming to the Workforce: Will You Run Towards It, or Will You Run Away?
11.04.14 Financial Post - The entitled Millennial? The Boomer who won’t retire? Is it time to toss the clichés?
10.27.14

24 Hours Toronto - Don't waste my time!

10.15.14 Calgary Herald - Beyond stereotypes: The challenges and opportunities of our multi-generational workforce
10.05.14

ThirdQuarter - Chang School hosts panel discussion on aging in the Canadian workforce

09.02.14

Company of Women - Three Back To School Lessons For Business

07.29.14

YouInc - A Modest Proposal: The 3-Day Work Week

06.27.14

Globe and Mail - Why do workers have a love-hate relationship with vacations?

06.17.14

The Toronto Sun - Do you rely on opinions, advice or career expertise?

05.06.14 Pivot Magazine: Dispelling the Age Myths of Entrepreneurship
04.17.14 Globe and Mail: My commerce degree is wasted at work
04.08.14 YouInc - Ask an Expert
04.03.14 CBC News - Readers discuss older workers staying in the workforce
03.11.14 CBC News - Unemployment: Older workers waiting for the revolution
03.11.14 CBC Radio - Older workers waiting for jobs
02.04.14 Canadian Underwriter Magazine
02.01.14 Revolutions, Demographics and Legacy Careers
Feature article in Careering Magazine (starts on page 11)
01.21.14 Lisa Taylor on The Zoomer with Conrad Black and Denise Donlon
Tune into the panel discussion on the future of work that includes Challenge Factory President, Lisa Taylor and Challenge Factory client Tracey Grievson.
01.16.14 Charity Village - Networking: Making it work for You
01.13.14 Scotiabank - Get Growing for Business: How to Attract Top Talent on a Budget
01.09.14 Careering: Revolutions, Demographics and Legacy Careers®

 

2013

 
10.26.13 Financial Post: Bridging Generational Divide a Challenge For Business Educators
09.30.13 Sun Media: Flexible Work Arrangements are not just for Millenials: Retention Strategies
Originally Published in Sun Media Publications on Sept 30, 2013.
08.19.13

Globe and Mail - Jobless stigma lingers in working world

08.07.13 Globe and Mail: Older Workers Open New Doors with Help of a Career Coach
07.23.13

Sun Media: Getting Unstuck at Work

07.09.13

CBC Radio 1: How to survive a job you hate

06.10.13

Toronto Star: Succession planning for family business: Think beyond tax. legal and estate planning

05.29.13

Toronto Star: Employee Engagment: lessons from the non-profit sector

05.09.13

ScotiaBank: Get Growing for Business

05.03.13

Toronto Star: HR to engage senior employees

04.18.13

Great Work Interview with Michael Bungay Stanier
Lisa and Michael talk careers, employee engagement and demographics.

04.04.13 Toronto Star: Three powerful reasons women seek career change in retirement
02.08.13 Toronto Star: Why I replaced myself
02.05.13 CBC Doc Zone: The Boomer Revolution
This documentary on Boomers included Challenge Factory President Lisa Taylor and our clients as part of the research segment into entrepreneurship among Canadians who are 50+
01.19.13 Globe and Mail: There's no best before date for work life - Leah Eichler

 

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