Tag: older workers

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Abstract Over the past couple of decades Americans have been seeking to work to older ages. However, working to older ages requires more than a willingness on the part of workers; it requires employers to hire them on terms that are worthwhile. This paper addresses the question of what jobs employers really want older workers…

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As laid-off baby boomers venture into the job market in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, they may sense it will be tough to find a position because, well, they’re too old. New research indicates this suspicion is spot-on. Discrimination is notoriously difficult to corroborate in academic studies. But researchers in Belgium, using a well-designed…