Art Koff

Art graduated from Dartmouth College in 1957 and did his postgraduate work at the University of Chicago Executive Program. He started his career with the Chicago Sun Times after which he spent 40 years in advertising communications with both local and national ad agencies.

After "retiring" Art spent several years as a consultant working with employers involving the aging work force and with seniors addressing the challenges facing them as they prepared for retirement.

Art founded RetiredBrains.com in early 2003 and the site has developed into a major destination for boomers, retirees and people planning retirement. RetiredBrains provides information on a wide variety of subjects and includes a free job board connecting employers looking to hire older workers with seniors and boomers looking for employment.

Art’s book Invent Your Retirement Resources for the Good Life, published by
Oakhill Press is a complete reference guide for those planning retirement and for retirees themselves.

Art can be reached via
Twitter https://twitter.com/artkoff

Why Older Workers Make the Best Hires for Temp and Part-Time Jobs

More and more employers are finding it cost effective to utilize boomers, seniors and even "retirees" on a part-time or project assignment basis. Temp firms have been using this resource successfully for years. An older worker generally needs less training, has a better work ethic and will often take a temporary or project assignment for far less than the hourly rate the person commanded...

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Why Older Workers are More Cost Effective

More employers are finding it cost effective to hire older workers as they will often take a part-time or temporary assignment for less than the hourly rate they commanded when they were working full time. In most cases, employers do not have to pay benefits for part-time/temporary or project-based hires. At will, employees can be off boarded with little or no expense and can usually be hired...

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