Older Workers

  • 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... Continue Reading

  • 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. Continue Reading

  • 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: Continue Reading

  • 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... Continue Reading