How to Blend Work and Retirement

10/29/2018 by ellen grealish

Dodd, who lives in the Boston area, started hunting for a full-time job in his field, and also explored branching out to work in nonprofit, higher education, or biotech, but he wasn’t finding much.

“It’s always hard to know if it’s age discrimination, but I did feel that there was hesitancy to take on someone at my age,” he says.

Instead, Dodd settled on a different approach, signing up with Flex Professionals, a firm that matches up seasoned professional workers with companies who need part-time help. Dodd was placed with a small investment advisory firm. Now 65, he is working full-time hours there, but probably will soon move to more project-oriented work requiring fewer hours. That suits him fine. Read the full article here

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