4 in 5 Baby Boomers expect to keep working rather than retire due to financial necessity.
Older Workers, New Tricks
By 2024, nearly 25% of the US workforce is projected to be age 55 or over.
60% of workers over 45 say they have experienced or seen age discrimination in the workplace.
American workers who say they experienced age discrimination were:
19%: Not hired for a position they were qualified for
12%: Passed over for a promotion
8%: Laid off or fired for unclear reasons
How do you succeed in an age-obsessed corporate world?
“I believe that rather than waiting for an employer to ‘pick you’, you should ‘pick yourself’” – Jane Jackson, career management coach and author.
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