Call it the great job stagnation for millennials, and the late-career proliferation of baby boomers.
The number of young workers aged 22-34 nationwide is basically unchanged since 2007, while the number of jobs for boomers 55-64 — fueled by mega population growth — has climbed 9% over that time, according to a new analysis from EMSI and CareerBuilder.
Chosen excerpts by Job Market Monitor. Read the whole story at Interactive Metro Map: Baby Boomers Gaining Jobs, Millennials Standing Pat | EMSI | Economic Modeling Specialists Intl..
Tyler Durden of ZeroHedge writes: A good jobs report? Sure, if one is 55 and over. In December the American jobs gerontocracy continued its relentless course … some 2.7 million jobs in the 16-55 year old category have been lost. The “offset”: 4 million jobs for Americans between 55 and 69. For all those young people … Continue reading
Despite popular belief and media reports, there\’s no evidence that older workers who stay on the job longer squeeze out opportunities for younger employees. That\’s the conclusion of a comprehensive analysis and paper prepared by the Center for Retirement Research (CRR) at Boston College. While there might be some instances of older employees crowding out … Continue reading