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 firstname.lastname@example.org
You can also browse the Legacy Careers® Pinterest Board that was started and is maintained by Challenge Factory community members.
01.03.18 The brood of millennials who can't find jobs aren't alone. There's another demographic in the same mess - Financial Post
23.02.18 Learn about key trends reshaping the workplace at the Benefits and Pension Summit - Benefits Canada
11.01.17 Veterans face bias when making career transitions - Sun Media
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 - IT Business Net
01.23.17 Small Biz Employees (Lisa Taylor discusses small business) - CBC Ottawa Morning with Hallie Cotnam
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
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
11.17.16 Planning Your Next Career - Toronto Sun (Also appeared on page 16 of the November 14 issue of 24 Hours Toronto)
10.30.16 Won't more working seniors squeeze millennials out of the workforce? - Globe and Mail, Carrick Talks Money
10.28.16 Retirement And The Future Of Work - Leading Essentially Blog
10.25.16 What are the best professions for working past age 65? - Globe and Mail, Carrick Talks Money
10.23.16 Retirement at age 75 - seriously? - Globe and Mail, Carrick Talks Money
08.25.16 Turn that hobby into a career - Toronto Sun
06.25.16 Canadians are working longer and retiring later - The National, CBC News
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
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.
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®
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
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
10.16.12 Jobpostings.ca: The change generation: Gen Y is fighting for their respect, careers and futures
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
09.06.12 Globe and Mail: How can I discover a new career?
09.06.12 Globe and Mail: Before changing industries, consider your time, money and motivation
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?
06.18.12 AM 740 - Dale Goldhawk Interivew
AM 740 Zoomer Radio talked to Lisa about the future of work and careers
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
04.30.12 MaRS: Video: A focus on workplace wellness featuring Lisa Taylor and Challenge Factory was created after a day long summit on the Business of Aging.