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Business news: Over-50 employees and Shaking legal tech | examiner.com

25 March 2014—Kevin E. Cahil was mentioned on http://www.examiner.com.

Are you 50 and older, need a good full-time job, but don’t have one? That’s the current situation for millions of Americans; and the job-seeking has become steeper and much harder. Many workers in their 50s and 60s are drifting in and out of unemployment, underemployment and retirement.

For decades, older workers usually moved into “bridge jobs” between their careers and retirement, said Kevin Cahill, economist at the Sloan Center on Aging and Work at Boston College. But today, those jobs are less desirable; older workers often end up in bridge jobs they didn’t want.

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