Type of Content: News
Resource Title: Ageism Could Hurt Job Prospects, Say Job-Insecure Older Workers
Publication Title: AARP
Publish Date: January 2021
Older workers concerned about job security say that age may hurt their job prospects.
- Nearly half of older concerned workers fear that their older age will hamper their job search.
- Women are more concerned than men (47% vs. 41%). Hispanics/Latinos are more fearful than African Americans/Blacks (41% vs. 28%).
- Older workers who are concerned they could lose their job this year believe their age would be a factor (61%).
- Although older workers feel prepared for a job search, almost half (44%) haven’t had a job interview in over five years, and nearly three-quarters (74%) say they would likely need to learn new skills to get a new job.
Resource URL: https://bit.ly/2XIaFUv