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Having lost their jobs during the financial crisis and seen their savings whittled away,...

Having lost their jobs during the financial crisis and seen their savings whittled away, thousands of Americans aged 55 and over are retraining in order to get work and rebuild their nest eggs. As their salaries tend to be much lower, though, they'll have to work until well after they're 65.
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  • buyitcheap
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    Seeing more and more of this.... construction supervisors becoming dentists (no joke) mid level managers becoming lab techs - it's amazing....


    I still see TONS of open positions in the STEM space, we need to retrain these folks AND prepare our children to be competitive in this space as well and with the current educational environment, we just aren't doing it.
    31 May 2012, 01:27 PM Reply Like
  • youngman442002
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    Because it is hard have to study instead of smoke have to get up early instead of party all night...a job is a drag new youth would rather text or Facebook..
    31 May 2012, 01:52 PM Reply Like
  • buyitcheap
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    I was thinking it's because of less than stellar instructors and fawning parents who won't kick their kids in the backsides to get going.... and it would appear, you're right.
    31 May 2012, 02:22 PM Reply Like
  • User 462216
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    They will be working after they are dead. Propped up in some chair working for some Barry affiliate inspecting solar panels. Their kids will be cashing their SS checks..............or... may all end well.
    Rock on....DOW 25000
    31 May 2012, 07:19 PM Reply Like
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