Anyone who began working 20 or 30 years ago has witnessed astonishing changes in the workplace during their career. When the global pandemic hit, older workers fortunate enough to retain their jobs once again had to navigate enormous upheaval, virtually overnight. Working from home, often in isolation, over-fifties found themselves facing daunting technological and social challenges.
Influenced by the profound changes in the workplace spurred by the pandemic, Kerry Hannon will discuss the 5 major trends that are here to stay, the rise of the multi-gen workforce, the fundamental demographic changes, and how the most forward-thinking organizations are tapping into the benefits for experienced workers.
Date: Tuesday, May 24, 2022
Time: 12:00 noon Eastern (9:00 AM Pacific, 10 AM Mountain, 11 AM Central, and 6 AM Hawaiian)
Topic: The Future of Work
Speaker: Kerry Hannon, author and syndicated columnist
About Kerry Hannon
Kerry Hannon is a workplace futurist and a leading strategist on career management, entrepreneurship, personal finance, and retirement. She is a frequent TV, podcast, and radio commentator and is a sought-after keynote speaker at conferences.
Kerry is the bestselling and award-winning author of 14 books, including her newest book In Control at 50+: How to Succeed in the New World of Work and Never Too Old to Get Rich: The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Starting a Business Mid-Life, a number one bestseller on Amazon and selected by the Washington Post for its Book-of-the-Month Club.
Kerry is currently a senior columnist and on-air expert at Yahoo Finance. She was previously an expert columnist, opinion writer, and regular contributor to the New York Times, MarketWatch, and Forbes, and was the PBS website NextAvenue.org personal finance and entrepreneur expert. She has also worked as a writer, columnist, and editor for USA Today, U.S. News & World Report, and Money magazine and as a contributor to the Wall Street Journal.
Kerry lives in Washington, DC, and Boston, Virginia, with her husband, documentary producer and editor Cliff Hackel, and her Labrador retriever, Elmore “Elly.”