Some employers see perks of hiring older applicants; cite experience, dedication, enthusiasm

  • Article by: MATT SEDENSKY , Associated Press
  • Updated: September 13, 2013 - 11:40 PM

Older people searching for jobs have long fought back stereotypes that they lack the speed, technology skills and dynamism of younger applicants. But as a wave of baby boomers seeks to stay on the job later in life, some employers are finding older workers are precisely what they need.

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