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Misconceptions about retirement age are complicating the search for new jobs

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While “old, steady jobs” remain the most common occupation for Americans, there are still many positions that have, or could be, significantly worse for workers over the next generation than today.

This can come as a shock to many, who were given the illusion that many decades ago that jobs that were most “elderly” seemed to have no place for today’s generation. However, a new survey from Hiring.com highlights that recent data from the International Labor Organization show that the time it takes to find a new job is accelerating drastically — faster than 70 percent of workers across the nation believe.

“Any job that’s coming back into value seems to be getting faster and faster,” says Shannon Booth, a jobs expert for Hiring.com.

Read the full story on Slate.

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