Barb Smith's job as a CEO ended after a corporate merger. She worked at the same company for 30 years. Now over 50 years old and a Starbucks barista, she's happy and upbeat about the future.
See also: Work Reimagined — Explained.
Statistics shows that older workers are having a harder time getting back into the workforce. To help the thousands of displaced workers like Barb, AARP launched WorkReimagined.org in August.
Work Reimagined helps older workers get information about how to succeed in today's interconnected and tech-savvy job market, offers peer connections that may lead to as-yet-unimagined opportunities and — most important — the site links older workers with job openings from employers that appreciate the skills they bring to the table.