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6 in 10 Boomers want training to learn new skills for career advancement


"A clear majority (71%) of adults in the labor force are interested in training to keep skills and knowledge up to date, with 78% of Millennials, 70% of Gen-Xers, and 61% of Boomers extremely or very interested. Notably, 58% of Boomers are extremely or very interested in training to learn new skills to advance in their career, and 51% are extremely or very interested in training for a completely different type of job," according to a 2017 AARP survey. (p. 7)
        Kerman, S. C., & Keenan, T. A. (2017). The multi-generational labor force: Perceptions of jobs among Millennials, Gen-xers, and Boomers. Washington, DC: AARP. Retrieved from this source.
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