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As Baby Boomers Retire, Young Workers Can Take the Lead

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According to reports, 10,000 Baby Boomers are retiring each day. With so much knowledge walking out the door, organizations are constantly seeking to fill positions that Baby Boomers are leaving behind. A great number of these positions are far from being entry-level. In fact, many Baby Boomers devoted their entire careers to attain some of these prestigious positions.

This unprecedented Baby Boomer retirement trend could work in your favor, because your dreams of being promoted to a big time position could come true a lot sooner than you thought.

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  • jrandom421

    This isn’t going to do you any good, unless you can demonstrate that you have something to replace the knowledge, skill, experience, and connections that’s retiring.

  • Spencer

    That’s is true for people of my age 40 – 50s that space is being created at the top so there should be lots of opportunities. I think the issue will be for the generation below me because us ’40s somethings’ will have to work longer. This could restrict those below us in their careers.


    Business Consultant