Young workers hit gray ceiling

The recession has sparked intense competition between young and old for entry level jobs.  The number of employed Americans ages 16 to 24 has fallen by 2 million over the past two years.  The number of workers 65 and over has risen by 700,000.

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Ira S Wolfe


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  3. Ira S Wolfe April 4, 2009 at 1:47 pm -

    I believe Gen X came to terms with this several years ago. It’s now Gen Y who has a different worldview on work. The current conditions certainly have changed the short term view. But long term? The definition of work has changed…and since over 50% of the workforce is now made up of Gen X and Gen Y combined, they will control how and who works. Boomers still make up the largest cohort but if are no longer the majority when you compare young and old workers. Flexibility on the part of older workers as well as younger will be the key. You can read more (and comment) at

  4. HRD April 4, 2009 at 1:16 pm -

    Is this generation X coming to terms with the fact that they can’t just walk in and demand (as they had been led to believe) whereas the older worker knows that in order to get pay….you work?

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