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.
Unemployment data reveal the ongoing discrepancies in unemployment rates among older workers by race, ethnicity, and sex, many of which further intensified during various points in the pandemic.
Policymakers should remove artificial obstacles preventing low-income workers from going back to work and businesses from filling vacancies.
Older workers have much to gain from online learning and working. A new study examines the barriers and opportunities that exist for older workers accessing online programs, with a focus on their digital skill levels.
In their search for educated workers, both employers and state workforce readiness policymakers may be overlooking a substantial source of untapped talent: the many adults in the United States who have some college but no degree.
Though Job Openings Have Reached Pre-Pandemic Levels, Over Half of Older Jobseekers Remain Long-Term Unemployed
The number of job openings rose above 9.2 million in May, and employers are doing more to attract workers, but over half of older jobseekers are still long-term unemployed.
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