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Are you preparing for exciting opportunities or boredom post-retirement?

By Patricia Wheatley Burt, Director, Trafalgar - The People Business

21 November 2014

“There just isn’t time to consider my longer term career path” is a regular
wail among partners. For far too many, this becomes a cliff over which they
drop with a death-like thud.
As we approach the new year, it is a
great time to take stock, review where you are, consider what you could offer and start to plan for exciting career opportunities well into your seventies.

Retirement planning

Some businesses make efforts to prepare their staff and leaders for retirement with the focus on the word ‘retirement’. However, it is no longer
a fit-for-purpose term to describe that period of life when you are no longer
part of the firm but still have an active brain, energy and a desire to contribute.

Retirement is often thought of as:

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