What we're about

BoomerWorks: (https://boomerworks.org)We are a nonprofit program revolutionizing the way experienced people think about generating income. As an alternative to traditional W-2 employment, we empower in-transition professionals ages 50+ to shift to freelance and small business ownership. We are a fiscally sponsored program of United Charitable, a registered 501(c)(3) public charity.

WHY WE'RE RELEVANT

Being one of the most powerful and experienced generations, numbering more than 80 million, we are leading a paradigm shift in the way experienced professionals earn income.

WHAT WE DO

We're igniting a movement that fosters self-employment through educational programs, networking opportunities, career coaching, resources, and community building. Join us for our next Washington, DC area MeetUp!

(BoomerWorks is a fiscally sponsored program of United Charitable, a registered 501(c)(3) public charity.)

Upcoming events (5+)

Time to Consider 1099? Explore New Income Streams Through Self-Employment!

Shira Harrington will be presenting "Time to Consider 1099? Explore New Income Streams Through Self-Employment!" during the normal 40plus meeting. Held at 40plus from 10:00 am – 11:30 am The Foundation Center, 1627 K St NW, 3rd Floor, Washington, DC 20006 If your job search has been stuck in a rut, you’re not alone. Most employers are hunting for that elusive “unicorn” candidate, which can keep you perpetually wandering around the job boards. And that can take a big toll on your bank account. Enter 1099 employment, an increasingly popular choice for people who want to supplement or replace their full-time W-2 income. In fact, more than 1/3 of today’s workers are freelancers or contract workers. And that’s not including the millions who have started small businesses. Want to know how they do it? Join us for this eye-opening session where you’ll learn keys to re-purposing your professional skills into meaningful self-employment. You may even find that the freedom, flexibility and endless opportunities for doing work you love keeps you coming back for more. And if you’re age 50+, workplace ageism will become a thing of the past. ABOUT THE SPEAKER: Shira Harrington is Founder of BoomerWorks.org, a nonprofit program dedicated to helping professionals age 50+ re-career as freelancers and small business owners. Tapping real-world know-how from growing her own small business, Purposeful Hire, she aims to inspire others to experience the same joys and freedom of self-employment. • Time: 10:00 am to 11:30 am • Location: 1627 K Street, NW, 3rd Floor, Washington, DC • Host / Facilitator: Greg Collins, 40Plus and Shira Harrington, BoomerWorks Founder (Note: BoomerWorks is a fiscally sponsored program of United Charitable, a registered 501(c)(3) public charity.)

Considering Self-Employment? Explore Your Options - BoomerWorks Discovery Meetup

LEARN | CONNECT | LAUNCH | GROW Considering Self-Employment? Explore Your Options at the BoomerWorks “Discovery Meetup” Facilitator: Michael Butera, President & CEO, Association Activision, LLC We meet each 2nd Tuesday of the Month from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm the Laurel Regional Workforce Center, 312 Marshall Avenue, 6th Floor, Laurel, MD 20707. Our target individual is age 50+. If you’ve ever considered freelance work to supplement or replace your full-time job search, join us for an interactive session to explore the emerging world of self-employment. Our FREE facilitated MeetUps will educate, inspire and encourage you to connect with your peers in a safe learning environment. You’ll learn how to begin shifting your mindset and repurposing your skillset into sustainable 1099 work or small business ownership. This professionally facilitated MeetUp is an introductory primer to a 6-week FREE Bootcamp held in March 2019. Another Bootcamp is planned for September. Delve into the world of self-employment in this safe, peer community! BoomerWorks.org is a nonprofit program revolutionizing the way experienced people think about generating income. As an alternative to traditional W-2 employment, we empower in-transition professionals ages 50+ to shift to freelance and small business ownership. We are a fiscally sponsored program of United Charitable, a registered 501(c)(3) public charity.

Considering Self-Employment? Explore Your Options - BoomerWorks Discovery Meetup

LEARN | CONNECT | LAUNCH | GROW Considering Self-Employment? Explore Your Options at the BoomerWorks “Discovery Meetup” Facilitator: Michael Butera, President & CEO, Association Activision, LLC We meet each 2nd Tuesday of the Month from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm the Laurel Regional Workforce Center, 312 Marshall Avenue, 6th Floor, Laurel, MD 20707. Our target individual is age 50+. If you’ve ever considered freelance work to supplement or replace your full-time job search, join us for an interactive session to explore the emerging world of self-employment. Our FREE facilitated MeetUps will educate, inspire and encourage you to connect with your peers in a safe learning environment. You’ll learn how to begin shifting your mindset and repurposing your skillset into sustainable 1099 work or small business ownership. This professionally facilitated MeetUp is an introductory primer to a 6-week FREE Bootcamp held in March 2019. Another Bootcamp is planned for September. Delve into the world of self-employment in this safe, peer community! BoomerWorks.org is a nonprofit program revolutionizing the way experienced people think about generating income. As an alternative to traditional W-2 employment, we empower in-transition professionals ages 50+ to shift to freelance and small business ownership. We are a fiscally sponsored program of United Charitable, a registered 501(c)(3) public charity.

Considering Self-Employment? Explore Your Options - BoomerWorks Discovery Meetup

LEARN | CONNECT | LAUNCH | GROW Considering Self-Employment? Explore Your Options at the BoomerWorks “Discovery Meetup” Facilitator: Michael Butera, President & CEO, Association Activision, LLC We meet each 2nd Tuesday of the Month from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm the Laurel Regional Workforce Center, 312 Marshall Avenue, 6th Floor, Laurel, MD 20707. Our target individual is age 50+. If you’ve ever considered freelance work to supplement or replace your full-time job search, join us for an interactive session to explore the emerging world of self-employment. Our FREE facilitated MeetUps will educate, inspire and encourage you to connect with your peers in a safe learning environment. You’ll learn how to begin shifting your mindset and repurposing your skillset into sustainable 1099 work or small business ownership. This professionally facilitated MeetUp is an introductory primer to a 6-week FREE Bootcamp held in March 2019. Another Bootcamp is planned for September. Delve into the world of self-employment in this safe, peer community! BoomerWorks.org is a nonprofit program revolutionizing the way experienced people think about generating income. As an alternative to traditional W-2 employment, we empower in-transition professionals ages 50+ to shift to freelance and small business ownership. We are a fiscally sponsored program of United Charitable, a registered 501(c)(3) public charity.

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