True stories of people who have successfully
made mid-life career changes
Tweeners are somewhere between the end of a long career and, possibly the beginning of a new one, or are making a gentle step into a new kind of retirement.
If you’re 50ish, even 60ish and possibly even 70ish, maybe you can’t really see yourself hanging up the old spurs because you’ve still got another 10 to 20 good work years in you. You may also be questioning whether you want to spend another 10 or more years doing the same old thing. The Tweener generation is caught in a cycle where careers have either peaked or jobs have evaporated, and yet there’s still plenty of energy and drive to do more. Don’t feel alone. You’re simply in this category we call the “tweener" years.
This is a site to share your story and exchange ideas with others who are looking for their next career. There are a lot of years between your 50s and 80s. How will you fill them?
Personal polling and interviews with many people like you have shown that millions of people are going through this mid-life career change process. There are more than 76 million Baby Boomers. Many are examining their lives, making changes and coming out the other side happier and more fulfilled than they've ever been.
This site is full of examples of those who have found their seeds of change and successfully made the transition to new careers and starts in life. They're still very vital. Too many things they still want to do to consider retirement. Here you will find stories of inspiration and motivation to beome a successful and fulfilledtweener." Have a great journey!
Author Wendy Matthews
Have you found the seeds of change within you? If we have piqued your interest with the stories of people here who have successfully made a mid-life career change, feel free to add your own.
Everyone's story opens a window for someone else. To have your story considered for this site, email: firstname.lastname@example.org