Steve Brechbiel

The Wisdom of the Intergenerational Workforce

I had a Zoom meeting with someone I only knew from their LinkedIn page. One of our agenda items was ageism and the difficulties individuals with deep experience (read: older) face in the job market. Once connected, it was clear their profile photo was, shall we say, dated. I’m guessing at least 10 years. Being […]...

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A most unique job market

Significant attention has been paid to one aspect of the post-pandemic job market: the overabundance of unfilled positions. But there are other unique trends occurring that threaten to disrupt workplace demographics and financial recovery. First off, people are quitting their jobs. In April 2021, quitters set a record at 4 million. One reason cited for […]...

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Children’s nature book series becomes a fresh start

You can maintain - and even grow - your network during the transition to retirement. It pays to stay in touch with former colleagues who have left the workplace and, like you, may be searching for a second-act career. ...

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Nonprofit organizations as a stage for second-act careers

Late-career individuals are leaving the workforce in record numbers – but not all of them are ready to “retire” in the traditional way. Many say they plan to work for pay after retiring but aren't interested in another corporate job. Their priority is a second act that engages them with purpose....

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The LifeWork Partner Program

In a recent flash survey of nonprofits in the Triangle area, 64% of respondents reported they plan to hire 1-3 employees in 2021, and 85% indicated an interest in hiring “second-career” individuals. LifeWork is ready to provide you with experienced late-career candidates to fill full-time, part-time, interim or project/contract roles. We are inviting local nonprofit […]...

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Looking forward to 2021

In 2020, we launched our pilot program in the Triangle, and we are grateful to you for supporting our mission. We have much to anticipate in 2021, and we look forward to meeting you (in person!) soon....

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A benefit that pays dividends

If you're a Triangle-based company, this is your opportunity to be among the first to offer outplacement services that have a positive impact on your employees and the community. Offer LifeWork at work!...

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What’s next?

We might want to strike “normal” from our lexicon. Whatever “normal” may have been, it’s not coming back soon – so let’s also stop talking about the “new normal.” Generally speaking, “normal” isn’t how you come out of a crisis. But it certainly makes sense to ask “What’s next” as the crisis fades. The financial […]...

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