Employer Alerts and Career Advice

For seasoned talent, re-entering the workforce as a full-time, part-time or even as a project-based professional can often feel intimidating.  This is why we developed an active news section with articles and features on how to navigate this next stage of career life.  Check it out here.

Top 5 Age Discrimination Concerns For Workers Over 50

November 23, 2021

Age discrimination exists those workers 50+ apply for a job. This video points out five top concerns that a hiring manager or human resource professional generally has regarding age discrimination. There are ways for senior workers to prepare for and address these concerns during an interview....

Workers 50+ Bringing Their Talent Back To The Workplace

November 18, 2021

2.5% of retired workers returned to work in October, 2021. This is attributed to the worker shortage and millions of job openings along with rising wages coupled with workplaces becoming safer due to rising vaccination rates. Rising inflation may also be contributing....

Companies Must Attract Older Workers Per Job Market Leader

November 10, 2021

In light of the current so-called labor shortages will employers be moved to attract these workers 50+ back into the workforce? Are companies attuned to the group's needs which include flexibility, remote and hybrid work opportunities? ...

Companies Can Utilize Adults 50+ Eager To Continue Working

November 4, 2021

Companies can make better use of workers 50+ in adjusting their hiring and retention practices. Couple this with the fact that in the 50-64 year old age group, those unemployed and under employed workers as well as those not currently looking for work but still able to, want to continue to work after traditional retirement....

Reasons For Optimism: A New Era For Older Workers?

October 29, 2021

Despite the growing numbers of older adults continuing to work into their later years (it’s anticipated that 16 million Americans 65 and over will be working by 2030, as compared to 10.6 million right now), many surveys and opinion polls paint a somewhat dim picture of the current marketplace inhabited by older workers...

Embracing A “Phased” Approach To Retirement

September 30, 2021

It can hit you all at once. One day you’re knee-deep in work and deadlines, the next you’re given a pink slip or feted at your going ...

Prejudice Leads Us Nowhere

September 13, 2021

Ageism, or age discrimination especially against seniors, is a serious a problem! Why is this happening? As a 67-year-old ...

Forbes Says It: Can’t Find And Keep Talent? Time To Cast A Bigger Net

August 30, 2021

Across the U.S., companies claim that talent is hard to find, resulting in long-term vacancies. A new survey from The Conference ...

Why xBound?

August 13, 2021

Hiring? Why Try xBound? We know how difficult the hiring process can be. You place an ad on Indeed or Upwork and you receive a plethora of applications from people whom you know are all going to require significant investment to onboard them into your company. ...