The labor market is red-hot again after more than a year on ice. The class of 2021 college graduates are looking at a new jobs landscape, but the competition is fierce. What should new grads expect from the job market and the job hunting process? Photo: Hoang ‘Leon’ Nguyen/The Republican via AP
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Morning News Podcast: Facebook ‘Fake News’, Joe Biden & Unemployment
On Tuesday’s episode of “Axios on HBO,” Mike Allen questioned Mark Zuckerberg about Facebook’s content moderation policies before the November election – and what they’re doing to stop the spread of misinformation.
- Plus, Joe Biden’s struggle to reach Hispanic voters.
- And, the number of unemployed Americans has surpassed the amount of open jobs in all 50 states.
Guests: Axios’ Mike Allen, Hans Nichols and Erica Pandey.
The Aging Workplace: Baby Boomers Are Fastest Growing Segment Of Labor Force (GlassDoor)
From a GlassDoor.com online posting:
“Senior citizens today are healthier, more engaged, and working longer than past generations,” says Chamberlain. “A ‘gray wave’ of senior citizens will be impacting the workforce in coming years, both in the United States and the United Kingdom.”
Mature employees and job seekers bring a vast skillset and tremendous experience to open jobs, combined with a strong professional network that rivals any social-media-savvy Gen Zer. And despite the preconceptions of older workers, reports show they are just as open to learning and development as their young peers.
Move over, Gen Z and Millennials. The Baby Boomer generation, those born between 1944 and 1964, are the fastest-growing segment of the labor force in the U.S. and they are catching the eye of recruiters in every industry.
Read report: https://www.glassdoor.com/research/app/uploads/sites/2/2019/11/Job_Trends_2020-Glassdoor_FINAL.pdf
According to Glassdoor’s Chief Economist Dr. Andrew Chamberlain in the newly released “Job & Hiring Trends 2020” report, the 65+ demographic is working longer than past generations and shows no signs of retiring for good.
To read more: https://www.glassdoor.com/blog/baby-boomers-becoming-the-fastest-growing-workforce/