Millions of Americans have been crushed by the pandemic but older workers have faced both an economy with high levels of unemployment and a virus that puts them more at risk than younger people. And once they do lose a…
The worsening pandemic continues to mean millions of Americans out of work. For older employees in particular, this kind of long-term unemployment can represent the end of a career -- especially when they may be facing age discrimination and bias.
By Paul Solman
Job hunting is never easy, but it's also never looked quite like this.
By Nancy Collamer, Next Avenue
As the population ages and older workers are making up more and more of the labor force, some employers are taking notice and adjusting their own practices to retain valuable experience and skills. Economics correspondent Paul Solman has the story.
By Paul Solman
By Making Sen$e Editor
German women over 50, who on average are less financially secure than men, are more likely to improve their pay and delay retirement when employers offer training targeted at older workers.
By Teresa Ghilarducci
It’s important for older women seeking employment to understand the particular challenges they face in the labor market.
By PBS NewsHour
Do women face a tougher time finding a job than men as we age? According to economists, women 35 and up are far less likely to be considered for certain jobs than younger women or men of the same age.
By Kristen Doerer
The U.S. economy added 211,000 jobs in November, beating out economists’ forecasts of 200,000, while the unemployment rate remained unchanged at 5 percent.
By Philip Moeller
People who have group health policies through their employers generally do not have to sign up for Medicare when they turn 65. But there are exceptions. Making Sen$e Medicare Maven Phil Moeller fills you in on the rules and takes…
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