CareerBuilder: laid off older workers not finding new jobs
24 Jul 2009
It’s getting tougher for workers over the age of 55 find new jobs. A new survey from CareerBuilder says that only 28 percent of those 55-years and older who were laid off during the last year found new jobs. Compare that with 25-year olds where 71 percent have found new work.
As a result of the tough economy, 63 percent of older works have applied for lower-level jobs than thei