Forging a Career: A Transitional Tale
Woods-Scott, Urrikka B., Aging Today
In this current economic climate, new college graduates are facing a hard job market with dismal prospects to begin that ideal career. The dismal rate of unemployment in this recession has affected workers of all ages, but it has particularly impacted new college graduates and older mature workers the most.
According to an article in the October 19, 2009, issue ?? Bloomberg BusinessWeek, college graduates ages 22 to 27 have fared worse than their older educated peers, ages 28 to 50, during the downturn. The article describes them as "The Lost Generation," where tomorrow's would-be star employees are on the sidelines, deprived of experience and losing motivation.
For those …
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Publication information: Article title: Forging a Career: A Transitional Tale. Contributors: Woods-Scott, Urrikka B. - Author. Magazine title: Aging Today. Volume: 31. Issue: 6 Publication date: November/December 2010. Page number: 11. © American Society on Aging Jan/Feb 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.