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April 19, 2019, 2:06 p.m. EDT

Girding for one last job search before you retire?

Here are hot careers for older workers

By Morey Stettner


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When young go-getters hit the job market, they tend to take a proactive approach. They research industries, attend job fairs and network like crazy to open as many career doors as possible.

For those in their 50s and older, the narrative changes. They proceed with trepidation, worried about age discrimination and disappointed that they cannot afford to retire just yet.

Morey Stettner is a writer in Portsmouth, N.H. He’s the author of five business books, including ”Skills for New Managers,” published by McGraw Hill.

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