Not everyone wants to retire for good

(August 1, 2018—BALTIMORE, Md.) Going grey isn’t always a bad thing. An increasing number of retirees, or soon-to-be retirees, are interested in reentering the workforce or switching careers—which can be good for employers.

Filling vacant jobs can seem like a challenge, given the competitive nature of the applicant pool. Finding the right worker, who can seamlessly integrate into a role and add value to the workplace, is crucial.

With more and more emphasis being placed on workforce development for youth and preparing younger generations to skillfully enter the workforce, it’s easy to forget that there are others out there who can greatly benefit companies. Older candidates bring mentoring opportunities, varying priorities and expanded experience they’ve developed over decades of working.

Head to the Baltimore Business Journal for the full story and to see what occupations workers 55 and older are taking on as they age.

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