Over 50? You’re more likely to have long-term unemployment woes.
The rate of long-term unemployment is highest over the age of 50. As companies embrace the value proposition of hiring Millennial workers (in spite of their anger toward their shortcomings), Baby Boomers who can’t deliver the same value will be let go. Yes, there are laws against age discrimination, but when companies follow proper protocol and can prove you aren’t being singled out solely based on age, they can (and will) let you go.
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Older workers are failing to see the bigger picture–and it’s costing them their jobs.