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WHY SHOULD I EXPLORE REHIREMENT?

Below are 5 common scenarios we hear from Retirees in the WBIA program.

Scenario 1

Extra Income.

“I like the WBIA concept of Rehirement. It allows me to still travel south for most of the winter and drive newer vehicles. I set my own availability dates and WBIA finds me work in new environments each time. It keeps me technically challenged, something I worried about when I retired as I really didn’t have much for hobbies.”

Scenario 2

Steady Transition into Retirement.

“I’m not actually retired yet but I used WBIA’s ‘Fast Track’ strategy that has been allowing me to slowly transition into retirement. When I notified our HR department that I was looking into retirement, they wondered if I would be willing to come back part-time to slowly step away from my position. Fast Track is for these exact situations. On my part, this is a GREAT win for myself and the company, and I am able to work when required as I “step” into retirement.”

Scenario 3

Opportunities to Mentor.

“I cannot financially retire yet. I was laid off by my long term employer when the economy dipped. Rehirement has allowed me to continue to work in a number of industries mentoring tradesmen in ‘precision maintenance’ aspects. I have some buddies in the same situation as me – they are old enough to retire but financially they have had some challenges to pull in enough along the way. I’m glad I am working as there seems to be some positive mental  and physical ‘spin offs’ of staying in the workforce.”

Scenario 4

Boredom.

“When I retired from HR, I thought I would never work again. But 6 months in, I was not only driving my wife crazy, I also became bored – real bored. Just 2 days a week back at my old company I retired from, I am auditing Bill or Materials for Procurement, and verifying Procedures for Operations and Maintenance based on OEM recommendation”

Scenario 5

Fulfilled Purpose.

“I was prepared Financially to retire but I underestimated the negative aspects of Retirement. I found that when you no longer work, people seem to think you are not as valuable and they assume you are just no longer “in the loop”. I knew my position at work very well, as I basically created and developed that position over many years of service, so I was well respected. I still have a lot to offer, as many companies still have to be mentored in the systems that I previously implemented. I’ve discovered something opposite of when I left the workforce – grey hair gets immediate respect when it’s back in the work place.”

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