50+ AND JOBLESS: AGE DISCRIMINATION STILL RAMPANT IN THE US JOB MARKET
News by Editorial Team 03 Jun 2019
The Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) found that forty percent of 55-and-older people are actively looking for work. Older workers are being considered outdated or incapable of learning new skills. BLS found five occupations where opportunities might come include real estate appraisers and assessors with 39% older workers and 14% growth projected; technical writers (45%, 11%); tax preparers (38%, 11%); property, real estate and community association managers (39%, 10%) and construction and building inspectors (39%, 10%).