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Millions of older adults are choosing work over retirement

Two decades ago, 10 percent of Americans over the age of 65 skipped the traditional retirement age and kept working. Today, that number has...

The nature of work is changing: Are you ready?

In 60 percent of all occupations, about a third of the tasks could be automated right now, according to a recent McKinsey study. This...

Preview NJTV’s broadcast of our Town Hall: “Re-Skilling the Mid-Career Workforce”

WorkingNation presents a must-see television event for every current or potential mid-career job-seeker in the state of New Jersey. NJTV, New Jersey’s public television network, will...

Heldrich Center’s Carl Van Horn and Maria Heidkamp appointed to N.J....

Helping New Jersey become a 21st-century economy was a key component of Governor-elect Phil Murphy's campaign and he has selected two transition team members...

Going the distance: How longevity will change how we work

As human beings, we are a hardy bunch. We've overcome millennia of diseases, famines and wars to prosper and thrive throughout the globe. Living...

WorkingNation & Heldrich Center Town Hall raises awareness of the mid-career...

It began with WorkingNation's stark warning about an impending employment crisis. But the mood at our first Town Hall on "Re-skilling the Mid-Career Workforce" shifted...

Age discrimination increasing as the pre-internet generation is denied skilled jobs

As mid-career workers struggle to re-skill, it's likely they are facing an additional barrier to employment, their age. Leading questions on job applications may be...

Cities providing meaningful opportunities for people in their golden years

"With the largest ever population of older adults seeking to age in place—a large majority of them living in metropolitan areas—we all have a...