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I've begun investigating moving from the consulting firm I've been with for about 15 years, and I have 30+ years of experience in this game. It's been awhile since I've writ… more

I have more than 30 years of experience in the same industry doing pretty much the same kinds of jobs. I’ve been at the same company for 12 years now and am working up a résumé to send out. I haven’t… more

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Anyone have a lucrative side hustle like real estate, Shopify or Etsy store, training or coaching practice?

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Where are you going this summer for vacation?

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Fellow Over 50 folks who are NOT exec-level (if there are any besides me!) - do you find yourself second-guessing poor decisions made by younger, but higher-level, colleagues? Do you address this with… more

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What are your travel plans this year?

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Can anyone recommend a good professional career advisor whose expertise is in consulting industry who can help rewrite a resume for an MBB senior person? A friend of mine who is an AP in Middle East i… more

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How much do you expect your net worth to be when you retire?

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I am officially “Train in Vain” is being used in a CBS sitcom marketing” years old

the irritation I feel

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How much have you contributed to your childrens 529s?

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Travel plans for the upcoming year?

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Just curious on how many people in this bowl moved to low-tax states throughout their career

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Has anyone made the leap into early retirement recently? Would like to hear from your experiences. 53 here and laid off by EY in US, and seriously considering not returning to the grind.

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In my early to mid-50’s. I’ve never stayed in a single team/company longer than 3-4 years - it gets tedious and boring and my creative juices start itching. At a stage now where the itch is starting a… more

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I’ve been at a major firm for 10 years and am considering looking for a smaller boutique firm again. I feel like all of the opportunities at larger firms are earmarked for those just starting their c… more

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I work for a boutique consulting firm as a change management lead. Over the past year I’ve worked on several employee initiatives (in addition to my project) and leadership has noticed my work. I was … more

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CharGPT and like AI tech. Do you think this is a good or bad thing for professionals like us who are domain experts?

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Has anyone made a career switch in the past year? I know I can make 20-30% more but I’ve heard a lot of people regret the move. Thoughts?

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Enjoy watching my retirement investments recovering nicely this year.

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I didn’t get promoted and I’m bummed, frustrated and feel it’s primarily due to age. Looking for leads - I have 15 yrs change management/tech migration experience (7 of those years consulting) - 225 T… more

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Just wondering…A/S/L/height/relationship status in this group? Will go first 56/m/nyc/5’11/single

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Would you dismiss a resume that didn’t have dates on information more than 10 years old? I removed dates on my degrees to take some of the ageism bias out of the equation but I have over 20 years of … more

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Happy 2023 oldies !!! Hope your aches and pains remain stable this year as does your patience for the young ‘uns 😄

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It will never be the same again

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What age do you plan on retiring?

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Witnessed ageism in a unusual way. I am a P, Male, 51
Client counterpart and I were discussing a Consultant and the client told me he didn’t want this guy because the consultant is in his 50s. I quietl… more

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How do you know ageism is happening to you? I've been interviewing ppl a lot the past couple of months so I think I know what a good resume looks like because I've seen hundreds of them. I'… more

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Late 50. Been there done that, so everything is easy. Not sure what to do with retirement. So drifting along working. For those who have been through this, what did you do?

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We are buying a house and my knee jerk response was to look at a 30 year fixed mortgage (because that’s what I’ve always done). I realized last night that a 30 year mortgage might outlast me. Having a… more

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I’m think only we can appreciate this thought.

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At this point in career, would you take a step down in title to grab a transfer opportunity and get out of a toxic work environment ?

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Anyone use the MeetUp app in NYC? Seems to have a lot of good topical ways to hang out with people (beyond the usual dating options)

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Merry Christmas to you all.

And thank you for the voices of sanity this year!

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So my brother doesn't talk to me for 6 months.   (I had offered my lake house guest space to my cousin who said yes instead of my brother who didn't know if he could come nor when he might know if he could come, how … more

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Do big4s have any history of offering early retirement packages?

Has anyone thought about retiring right now? How much would it take you realistically to feel financially secure enough to do it? Age 55 and ready to be done.

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Has anyone here ever tried negotiating “at will” employment terms in the US? I’m curious what specific terms folks have asked for and how the potential employer reacted.

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