Saturday, June 24, 2006

Survey: Older Workers Rank Flexibility First Factor for Retirement Jobs

RetirementJobs.com has released the results of a survey of 50+ job seekers showing that entrepreneurship ranked at the bottom of a list of key job factors baby boomers and active retirees consider for an ideal retirement job, while flexibility ranked at the top. Seveny percent ranked flexibility or lifestyle integration, as compared to only 30% rating entrepreneurship as being important.

Defining a retirement job as any kind of work one does after retiring from a long term career or returning to work after age 50, analysts from RetirementJobs.com identified a qualitative set of likes and dislikes among people in their careers after age 50: “What’s In, What’s Out.”

Source: RetirementJobs.com Press Release (June 21, 2006)

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