For a variety of reasons, baby boomers are staying in the workforce a lot longer. However, this demographic faces a number of challenges, including experience discrimination, an issue where baby boomers struggle to get employment opportunities because millennials have enough relevant experience to be just as valuable, but at less of a cost.
It's human nature to speculate and look ahead.
Who's going to win the Super Bowl? Who will be elected U.S. President in 2020, and what year will someone perfect the flying car that we were promised in Back to the Future? These are all questions that we don't know the answer to, but it's sure fun to have a discussion about and debate.
The same should be said about job search and career trends. With the job market being so competitive, it's important to keep track of the major job and hiring trends.
Whenever talks about a potential recession come up, it naturally puts some people on edge. Recessions can impact careers and make the job search process a lot more complicated.
However, not all hope is lost. While getting a job during a recession isn't easy, it's not impossible. Here are four common myths about the job search process during a recession.
Do you think you're facing age discrimination or ageism in your job search? Do you feel like no one is hiring you because you're older than the competition? You're not alone with these feelings. However, there's some important things you need to know if you want to overcome this challenge...
Okay, so first, I want to tackle a HUGE misconception about age discrimination in the workforce.