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17 Reasons Employers Won't Hire People Over 50

(Are employers) projecting their own fears and insecurities onto older employees?

by Eline Thornton at

man with suit and tie

Why Side Hustles Are Becoming The New Normal

40 Percent of Americans are turning to side hustles

by Caroline Castrillon at

Older man on street



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Laid Off from a Nearly Six-Figure Job, This 61-Year-Old Has Been Driving
for Delivery Apps

Gig work helps Becky Melvin earn
what she calls “survival money”

by Rob Wile at

older man at work


Are You Paralyzed?
The sudden shock of older job loss can be immobilizing

➔    The shock of losing one’s job – quite possibly a job you’ve held for 10 or 20, or more years – can be devastating. And understandably so. Even for those individuals who claim that they saw the writing on the wall and knew “their day” was coming, it’s still a like a hard slap in the face.

Attentive Therapist


“We hire unusually responsible people who thrive on this openness and freedom.” — Reed Hastings, Netflix’s co-founder and CEO, on the company’s “people over process” philosophy.

                                                         — HR Brew

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