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The 50-Plus Job Market: 5 Trends to Watch | Morning Star

3 October 2014—Elizabeth Fideler, a research fellow at the center was mentioned on by Mark Miller

The key implication: If you're hoping to work longer, hang on to your current job for dear life. "Anyone in the Boomer generation who anticipates working to an advanced age either by choice or out of necessity would be well advised to stay with the current job, whether on a full-time or part-time basis, unless he or she has the wherewithal to become an entrepreneur," says Elizabeth Fideler, a research fellow at Boston College's Sloan Center on Aging & Work.

She adds: "Many seniors favor self-employment, consulting, and business ownership because they make it far easier to continue working, to maintain earning power, and to enjoy a degree of flexibility in terms of one's schedule and stamina." …

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