‘Just unbearable.’ Booming job market can’t fill the retirement shortfall
- December 20, 2018
- David Neumark, economics, in the The Wall Street Journal and MSN Money, Dec. 20, 2018
Newer ways of recruiting via online application processes can disadvantage older workers, especially if their skills don’t fit the precise requirements but may be transferable. … David Neumark, a University of California, Irvine economist, created fictional résumés for comparable job candidates around age 30, 50 and 65 and then submitted their applications to more than 13,000 different job postings. Callback rates declined by age, with bigger drops for female applicants.
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