Retirement Living

Jump Back Into the Job Market!

Rodney Brooks
March 7, 2022

This may be an ideal time for older workers to jump back into the job market. Here’s why:

The historic “Great Resignation” may offer opportunities for older workers to return to the job market. But job experts say job seekers need to be prepared, both emotionally and intellectually.

“It is a fantastic time for someone over 45 or over 50 to get back in the market.  Employers are grappling with finding workers who have experience that can hit the ground running,” says Kerry Hannon, author and career expert.

“They’ve been going for a bunch of months now without filling positions that they really need.”

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Authored By Rodney A. Brooks

TRAFOTFBThe author tells the history of the Freedman’s Savings Bank, how it grew much too quickly, why it failed and the impact on Black America. The Freedman’s Bank offered a safe depository for formerly enslaved people, expanded quickly and gained millions in deposits – mostly ranging from $5 to $50. But inexperience and corruption doomed it to failure, costing may of the small depositors their savings.

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“Rodney A. Brooks’ ‘Fixing the Racial Wealth Gap’ is one of the best written and most prescriptive books I’ve read on this prickly subject. Using powerful stats, stories and insightful wisdom, it is written from the heart, mind, body and spirit … plus years of research and thought as a mainstream journalist, Fixing the Racial Wealth Gap is revealing, humorous, instructive and sobering.” – Dr. George C. Fraser

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