The wisdom bank provides a platform for people approaching retirement to share their skills and insights with those that need their advice.
The site has three main feature:
- Find-allows people to find others who may be able to help through their personal experiences you can search based on; wisdom that the person wishes to share, profession, skills and interests even personality traits.
- Share-offers a platform to share the transferable skills an individual has to offer such as how to care for an older relative as you age.
- Connect- to link with others to capitalise on the ‘wealth of unused wisdom out there’ such as Doris who asked for interviewing hints and tips and received a wealth of comments in return from experienced professionals.
Results from a large collaborative pilot involving 90 people from 10 countries illustrate the importance and appeal of wisdom bank. Details of these results can be found here
For more information see: http://www.wisdombank.org.uk/
A video describing the Wisdom bank and how it can benefit you can be found here