Many workers put off retirement, take ‘encore’ jobs

2014-07-08T17:18:25-07:00July 8th, 2014|Categories: Retirement|Tags: |

After Fred Wallace was laid off from a high-paying job in 2011, the 56-year-old knew the odds of landing a comparable position were slim. He polished his LinkedIn profile and networked like crazy. But his yearlong job search yielded only a handful of interviews and no offers. So he shifted gears, embarking on an “encore” career by working part time at a child and family services organization in San Bernardino. […]