05/10/2013 08:45 am ET Updated Jul 10, 2013

8 Ways To Reinvent Your Career

It's no secret that the economic upheaval of the recession wreaked havoc on many Americans' retirement plans. Between 2007 and 2010, the number of working Americans 55 and older grew by nearly 8 percent -- the only group whose workforce participation rates increased. Couple that with many baby boomers' desire to keep working later into life for personal fulfillment, and you've got a cohort who are planning to stay in the workforce for the foreseeable future. And quite naturally, they're starting to ask: Is this what I want to spend the rest of my career doing?

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