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How The State Of The Economy Is Literally Killing People

By Betsy McCaughey, PhD ~

Middle-aged people laid off and unable to find work are taking another way out. They’re killing themselves.

Suicide rates are soaring, according to federal data released last week. 635 more words

Public Opinion

Silver Workforce

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With an ageing population, do you ever think about older workers and how they fit into this current economic climate?  Well, this week we look at issues relating to older workers. 587 more words

You Play Employment Counsellor

Want to be an Employment Counsellor? Try out my job in this scenario and see what you think. In the comment section, share what you’d do in my place. 897 more words

Job Search Advice

Why Teamwork Is Highly Coveted

One of the most coveted qualities employers seek in new applicants is teamwork. Look at a wall of job postings and this word keeps showing up with a high degree of regularity. 887 more words

Job Search Advice

Older Women Delaying Retirement

I am a late-blooming boomer who didn’t reach my career and creative peak until I was in my 60s. This is quite common for those of us who were in and out of the workforce because of employment barriers or life circumstances. 447 more words

Ageism in Silicon Valley - worse than we thought if this is progress?

We’ve blogged before on ageist attitudes to older workers in Silicon Valley and the tech industry more generally (for example, on ageism and lookism and on how age diversity might be achieved). 260 more words

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