Older workers in the US get a bad rap. Workers age 62 and older, with a college degree, have a less than 50% chance of finding work after 2 years of actively searching; without a college degree, the likelihood falls to 35%. 71 more words
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Two stories about retirement caught my eye this week, not least because of their very different contexts and the different meanings of the term.
First, as reported… 296 more words
Peter Pan’s utopia was one in which boys never grew old. The alleged Neverland-like frat mentality of Silicon Valley may be among the most challenging work environments to grow old in. 1,132 more words
The relative lack of older women (certainly, their lack of visibility) in the media has been a recurrent theme in this blog. Every so often an item will pop up that bucks this trend. 198 more words