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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.

2019

04.08.19 Consider these points before writing off your people prematurely (especially the elders) - The Globe and Mail

03.30.19 Too old for your job, too young to stop working. How ageism can scuttle your retirement plans - Global News

02.27.19 What "good" career management looks like - Charity Village

02.14.19 Who do Canadians trust most? Their employers, apparently - Global News

02.01.19 Retain and Gain: Employee Retention in the Non-Profit Sector - HR Professional 

01.18.19 Lisa Taylor on Job Satisfaction -The Early Edition with Stephen Quinn

01.02.19 Multigenerational Workplaces - Calgary Today 

01.02.19 Chief Morale Officer: a New Position Gaining Popularity in the Working World  - Charity Village

2018

10.31.18 When managers are not comfortable having career conversations - Charity Village

10.24.18 New Playbook gives non-profit leaders new tools to retain and engage staff - Hilborn: Charity e-news

10.14.18 Doing better by doing good - Paul Nazareth

03.01.18 The brood of millenials who can't find jobs aren't alone. Another demographic is in the same mess - Financial Post

02.23.18 Learn about key trends reshaping the workplace at the Benefits and Pension Summit - Benefits Canada

 

2017

 

07.19.17 Made in Canada: How to attract and retain top talent - The Globe and Mail

07.09.17 At work, drop the word ‘millennial,’ and ditch the job title too - The Globe and Mail

06.22.17 Employers must prepare for retirees’ ‘encore’ careers - Benefits Canada

05.23.17 Ageism in the Workplace? - TVOs 'The Agenda' with Steve Paikin

05.18.17 Retiring frees up 2,000 extra hours a year - MoneySense

04.27.17 How to offer career pathing and growth opportunities at your small business - Workopolis

03.16.17 Career Paths Retain Talent - Toronto Sun 

02.02.17 3 SMB trends for 2017 that every employer needs to know - Workopolis

01.30.17 Retaining and Engaging Top Performers with Career Management - Actionable Books

01.23.17 Retain and Gain - Actionable Books

01.23.17 New Career Management for Small Business Playbook helps to retain and develop talent - CERIC Media Advisory

01.16.17 Work and employment trends to be explored at Canada's largest career development conference in Ottawa - CERIC Media Advisory

 

2016

 

12.30.16 Workplace themes to embrace in 2017 - Globe and Mail

12.29.16 Job hopping: everything employers need to know - Workopolis

12.14.16 Employees moving from big corporate to small business can be in for a shock - Globe and Mail

10.28.16 Retirement And The Future Of Work - Leading Essentially Blog

08.25.16 Turn that hobby into a career - Toronto Sun

06.19.16 Goodbye Freedom 55: More Canadians spend their retirement years working - CBC News, Business

05.27.16 How to blend millennials with gen-Xers and boomers at work - TVO, The Agenda

05.26.16 Three tips for Gen Y to navigate the work force - Globe and Mail

03.24.16 Who Needs Retirement! Three Thoughts On An Engaged Life After Age 50 - Leading Essentially Blog

02.21.16 Companies Tap Alumni for New Business and New Workers - Wall Street Journal

02.09.16 Is a midlife career change a retirement killer? - Globe and Mail

01.26.16 Four Key Words To Help You Define An Inspired Future - Leading Essentially Blog

 

2015

 

12.23.15 After retirement, ‘legacy career’ brings a rewarding sense of purpose - Globe and Mail

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

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

 

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?

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

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?

04.17.14 Globe and Mail: My commerce degree is wasted at work

04.08.14 YouInc - Ask an Expert

03.11.14 CBC News - Unemployment: Older workers waiting for the revolution

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

2013

 

10.26.13 Financial Post: Bridging Generational Divide a Challenge For Business Educators

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

07.09.13 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

05.03.13 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

01.19.13 Globe and Mail: There's no best before date for work life - Leah Eichler

 

2012

 

12.20.12 Toronto Star: Value Career Advice from Professionals

12.07.12 Toronto Star:Work where you are valued

11.02.12 Toronto Star: Talent vs Career Management

10.26.12 Toronto Star: You are not running out of time

10.12.12 Toronto Star: Should I stay or take early retirement?

09.27.12 Charity Village: Ready to lead and not ready to leave: The demographic conundrum

08.07.12 Toronto Star: Test driving careers before making a change

08.06.12 Webtalk Radio - The new retirement show
The new retirment show interviews Lisa Taylor (forward to 37:mins 26 sec for Lisa's interview)

07.30.12 Globe and Mail: Where can I find a coach that is right for me?

06.01.12 Toronto Star: Retirement: An offensive word

05.18.12 Toronto Star: What to do with senior workers

05.11.12 Toronto Star: Finding a place for Gen X workers

05.09.12 Toronto Star: The new fear of commitment 

 

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