The most significant obstacle in young people’s career paths is lack of experience, as it prevents them from foreseeing what lies ahead and, thus, makes them prone to mistakes. A person, however, who has 30 or even 40 years of work experience in various positions of responsibility and sectors is capable of predicting and calmly navigating many sudden and unstable situations.
Undoubtedly work and family consume the largest part of our adult everyday life. So, when children go their own way and leave home and you retire, time and energy are freed up, allowing you to focus on whichever activity you choose.
You can make your passion your profession
Maybe you too like so many others followed a profession because of the choices you made when you were very young, or because it provided you with a stable income. Now that you’ve retired, you have the chance to finally make a career out of your passion. Whether it’s photography, gardening, pastry, or something else that you love, you're sure to find ways to pursue it to the extent that you wish.
A chance to network
If you haven't yet decided which field to pursue, turn to your circle of acquaintances, or even expand it, in search of a business idea that suits you. How? By participating as a volunteer in various actions or joining clubs, workshops and other organized activities related to your interests, and networking with people who share the same interests and aspirations.
So as a pensioner you would start on a different basis compared to someone whose professional life is just beginning. . If you feel you have what it takes, don't hesitate to move forward and take a new professional step.