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
CharGPT and like AI tech. Do you think this is a good or bad thing for professionals like us who are domain experts?
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?
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
Just wondering…A/S/L/height/relationship status in this group? Will go first 56/m/nyc/5’11/single
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
Happy 2023 oldies !!! Hope your aches and pains remain stable this year as does your patience for the young ‘uns 😄
It will never be the same again
What age do you plan on retiring?
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
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
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?
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
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 ?
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)
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
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.
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.
What’s the next move when you’re this age, at plateau of career, not going any further and burned out, but have to work for at least 5-7 more years? Would love to hear from those who made a fulfilli… more
Don’t think if my self as depressed, but definitely struggling to give a sh!t recently. Covid, WFH and the craziness of the political drama is definitely a factor, but can’t help but think age and career po… more
What is the best exit from consulting if you are the breadwinner and your spouse has medical issues? I feel trapped by medical insurance requirements.
S/O, kid and I getting the Pfizer vaccine on Monday. Parents got there’s last month. Wish us luck
Interested in getting a Master’s in Computer Science. Partially to round out/update skills and partially to clear the path to teach at a university. Any suggestions? I want to make sure I ask enough q… more
What are the benefits of a trust in estate planning for a single person with assets around $2m?
Does anybody have any experience getting a Grandpad or Jitterbug (or similar) for an elderly relative who is not local to you? My Dad is reluctant to carry a cell phone and never uses the flip phone … more
We're aiming to live long enough to spend it all. If we die younger there is a substantial estate and only nieces and nephews. I have three topics that I'm requesting your thoughts on before I… more
At what point does it not make sense to buy/ build a bigger home? My husband dislikes our house immensely (was his with former wife) and wants to move. Only owes $180k on it, we’ve been together 6 y… more
Listening to my juniors today sounded like this.
Instead of watching tv (and all the crappy political ads) I got hooked on Star Trek The Next Generation on Netflix. Started on season 5.