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No Boom Time for Boomers – Unemployed Older Workers Not Benefiting

No boom time for boomers with Shirley Fickett-Operation ABLE

No Boom Time for Boomers January 2018 – Boston Business Journal Older unemployed workers have not benefited as much as younger workers from the strong economy. And retraining programs are struggling to help the problem. State employment numbers that older unemployed workers have not benefited as much as younger workers from the strong economy. And…

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BOSTON.com: Fighting Age Discrimination in the Workplace

Boston.com

BOSTON.com – Fighting age discrimination in the workplace. Some companies are making the case for the older worker. A report by AARP projects that 35 percent of the U.S. workforce will be 50 or older by 2022. John Halloran, 67, said his last job search in 2013 was an “eye-opening” experience. Halloran was a territory…

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US New & World Report: How to Find Support When Job Searching While Unemployed

US News and World Report

It helps to have a network to fall back on when you’re trying to re-enter the workforce. US News & World Report – During the Great Recession, Joan Cirillo, president and CEO of Operation A.B.L.E. of Greater Boston, found herself working with everyone from unskilled/low skilled laborers all the way up to unemployed C-Level executives.…

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