“Now I’m so goddamn old I don’t think I’ll ever be hired. Unless the government does something to match me with an employer and give that employer an incentive of some type then we 95 million people are doomed.”

It isn’t age that is a barrier to employment, it is the inflexibility that so often comes with age. Get a current qualification in some new technology or skill: it doesn’t really matter what it is: putting a qualification with 2018 date on it proves to the employer that you can still learn and adapt to new challenges.

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