February 2011
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55-Plus: The New Unemployables?

Saturday, February 19, 2011

Although the percentage of those considered "long-term unemployed" (27 or more weeks) is at its highest level since 1948, job seekers 55 and older are having the toughest time of all. According to a new study, possible culprits include not having the right skills and job search techniques.

In "The New Unemployables: Older Job Seekers Struggle to Find Work During the Great Recession," conducted by the Sloan Center for Aging and Work and the Heldrich Center for Workforce Devel


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