Saturday, April 03, 2010
MetLife study predicts better times ahead for older workers by 2018. Explanation: demographics
The biggest demand will come in health care, education (the demand for teachers will recover as school districts settle down) and the environment. Many of the jobs will tend to emphasize “people skills” and personal contact, jobs that cannot be exported overseas.
The story by Elizabeth Pope appears on the AARP Bulletin, link here.
In the past, AARP has partnered with some companies, such as Home Depot, to hire seniors. The companies chosen are more likely to be in the hands-on, customer service business.