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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

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


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

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

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


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


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


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


75 is the new 65 - Your Workplace Magazine


Financial Advisor: Adding Life to Years


HR's Senior Moment: The Case for Retaining, Engaging Mature Workers
This article, from US online education giant 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.



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?

24 Hours Toronto - Don't waste my time!

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

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


Company of Women - Three Back To School Lessons For Business


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


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


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®



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.

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

Sun Media: Getting Unstuck at Work


CBC Radio 1: How to survive a job you hate


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


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


ScotiaBank: Get Growing for Business


Toronto Star: HR to engage senior employees


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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