This article was originally published by Jo Weech on LinkedIn. I recently volunteered to review resumes at a job fair for those who are “50+”. The first thing that disturbed me were the plethora of tables devoted to pet sitting, senior caregiving, entry-level hotel positions, porta-potty companies, and the like. I was actually surprised that someone wasn’t taking … [Read more...] about Over 40 and Interviewing? Have These Things Happened to You?
Published in the Knowledge@Wharton publication from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. In this opinion piece, researchers Amy Lui Abel and Diane Lim of The Conference Board explain why demographic and economic trends provide an opportunity for older women to expand their role in the labor market. Several female-dominated occupations — especially in health … [Read more...] about Keeping Women in the Workforce is Good for the Economy
In a Special Report in Axios Steve LeVine, and Harry Stevens report on "The aging, childless future." The population is aging but not growing and that leaves a looming crisis for care as we age. The turnaround on all continents except Africa means supporting an increasing number of retired people with many fewer workers, and confronts the world with two primary solutions, … [Read more...] about Briefs: Network Gone, The Aging Future, Generation to Generation Fun