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Survey Finds More Mature Workers Plan To Work Post-Retirement

Survey Finds More Mature Workers Plan To Work Post-Retirement

By Debra Auerbach "Retirement" used to mean the end of one chapter in life spent working and the beginning of a new chapter spent with family and friends, traveling or focusing on hobbies. Yet for many of today's mature workers, their picture of retirement looks very different. It no longer means the end of... Read More »

U.S. Jobs Gap Between Young And Old Is Widest Ever

U.S. Jobs Gap Between Young And Old Is Widest Ever

By Hope Yen WASHINGTON (AP) -- Squeezed by a tight job market, young Americans are especially struggling. They have suffered bigger income losses than other age groups and are less likely to be employed than at any time since World War II. An analysis by the Pew Research Center, released Thursday, details... Read More »

Views On Employee Loyalty Shift With Generations [Infographic]

Views On Employee Loyalty Shift With Generations [Infographic]

Much has been written about the how different generations perceive work differently. Baby boomers are largely credited with changing the way in which many Americans work, while those younger -- Gen Xers and millennials -- are credited with bringing new attitudes toward the concept of work. Data recently... Read More »

Why Entrepreneurship May Be The Last,  Best Option For Displaced Baby Boomers

Why Entrepreneurship May Be The Last, Best Option For Displaced Baby Boomers

The Great Recession sent shockwaves throughout the jobs market that still resonate today. Research conducted by the Pew Research Center reveals that 55 percent of American workers have suffered a period of unemployment, a cut in pay, a reduction in hours, or an involuntary period of working part-time. As... Read More »

Young Workers Feel Less Engaged, More Pressured Than Older Workers

Young Workers Feel Less Engaged, More Pressured Than Older Workers

It seems like the younger members or our workforce are not particularly connected and engaged to their employers or their jobs these days. And it's not just a problem in the U.S. A recent global study found that younger workers "are lacking in engagement with their employers and are the most affected by... Read More »

Female Workers Over 55 Hit Hardest by Recession

Female Workers Over 55 Hit Hardest by Recession

There might be a good reason that the results of the most recent CareerBuilder survey weren't released until after Mother's Day -- they could have thrown a damper on a lot of celebrations. The study revealed that although 59 percent of workers who were laid off from full-time jobs in the last year reported... Read More »

Some New Hope for Older Workers

Some New Hope for Older Workers

There's more bad news for the more mature baby boomers. Once they've lost their jobs, older Americans are more likely than any other age group to remain out of work for 99 weeks or more. That's as calculated in a new report by the Congressional Research Service. Read More »

How to Stay Employed When You're Over 65

How to Stay Employed When You're Over 65

You're over 65 and among the 823,000 who are still working. You want to know how you can increase the odds that you will continue to stay working and maybe even get ahead. Here are the best practices for earning a living after age 65: Read More »

Older Workers Taking on Internships

Older Workers Taking on Internships

Beth Braccio Hering, CareerBuilder.com writer If somebody asked why an older worker would take on an internship, chances are you'd say that the person was hoping it would lead to a permanent position. And you'd be right -- sort of. While a tough economy has forced workers of all ages to rethink the ways... Read More »

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