Baby Boomers Next Career, Maybe

Among the 78 million baby boomers in the U.S. today, are 32 million who are over 50 and moving toward retirement – and many of them are seeking a new career opportunity.

Interestingly, over the next decade, according to research by the Bridgespan Group, nonprofits with revenues of $250,000 or more will need to attract and develop 640,000 new senior managers (about 2.4 times the number currently employed).

If you are exploring your options, two resources that might be helpful are a recent Financial Times article, High-flying individuals on a different path, and a monograph prepared by Americans for the Arts, Business Boomers Penetrate Arts Leadership.