Let’s face it. Ageism against older workers has always existed, but it has never become more obvious than now. Especially with the breath taking pace of technological change.
Once you hit 40, job prospects start to diminish. Employers begin to question your ability to learn and adapt. And at age 50, your prospects drop off a cliff. Exceptions are if you’re pursuing the “greeter at Walmart” minimum wage jobs. Or if you’re sufficiently well connected to be a professional board member. Otherwise, it seems there is nothing in-between.
But what happens when a baby boomer does not go quietly into the night and instead struggles to reinvent himself? Continue reading “Book Review: My Lessons From The Book Disrupted by Dan Lyons”