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AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins spoke with LinkedIn News on Monday about AARP's efforts to support the 50-plus workforce, fight age discrimination and more.
Many of the workers who retired during the pandemic were already at or beyond retirement age, making them less likely to return to work. But workers in the 65+ age group can be drawn back into the workforce under certain conditions.
In many ways, we are still in the eye of the storm when it comes to seeing the employment effects of COVID-19.
Temporary jobs, usually the first to be added at the beginning of economic recoveries, are now rising. Older jobseekers trying to reenter the job market may view temporary jobs as an onramp back into employment.
Many of the trends that informed predictions about the future US workforce have reversed during the pandemic. Now economists wonder how workers across multiple generations will bear the pandemic's effects into the next decade.
The effects of long-term unemployment on workers and the economy can be long-lasting.
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