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Seven job-hunting tips for older workers

If you listen to the experts, North America is facing a dire labour shortage.

“There are now more people retiring out of the workforce than there are younger workers entering it,” says Sarah Welstead of Retired Worker, a website for retired people who want to work on a part-time or contract basis. “Employers who used to resist hiring older workers are now realizing that they represent a great source of highly skilled, experienced and flexible employees that they simply can’t afford to overlook any more.”