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A new AARP study debunks myths about age 50+ workers, showing that they have productive advantages that can make them a “critical component” of a successful business.
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10,000 American Baby Boomers on average have been turning 65 - the traditional retirement age - every day since 2011. Even though large numbers of the 77 million Baby Boomers have already retired in the last three years, have U.S. organizations conducted strategic workforce planning and developed strategies to prepare for the loss of their experienced workers in the years ahead?
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AARP Louisiana and  Delgado Community College are  hosting a job fair for individuals 50 and older who are looking for employment opportunities at the College.   Currently Delgado is hiring child care assistants, adjunct faculty and administrators.
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Have you or a loved one recently been laid off or are looking for work? Are you thinking about changing careers? Whether you are seeking meaning in your career, or just a new job, or simply want to explore your real possibilities, don't miss the  Career Transformations Conference in Medford on Saturday, March 15 th.
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Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy held a press conference in New Britain, CT on January 27 where he announced new initiatives designed to help unemployed workers, particularly those over age 50, find a job.  A highlight of his proposal was legislation "that will prohibit an employer or an employment agency from advertising a job opening stating that an individual must be currently employed for consideration for a position; or directing or requesting an employment agency to screen applicants based on employment status.  Unfortunately, this practice has become all too prevalent in Connecticut and across the country, making it even more difficult for workers over age 50 - who tend to be out of work longer than younger job seekers - to find a job.  
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