Out of the way, millennials. Another generation is climbing its way up through the workforce, and this is its second time around. About 10, baby boomers retire daily, according to a Pew Research Center study, but as an increasing number of retirees are deciding to continue working, some employers are finding the older generation offers qualities younger people cannot. Tuesday at the Akron Fairlawn Hilton. The job fair, open to people 40 and older, offers opportunities for mature workers to meet and interview with employers specifically interested in hiring an older generation.
Each year, hundreds of mature job seekers come to this free event to meet and network with employers. Participating employers love the face time with possible job candidates at this fair. Some mature workers are even offered jobs on the spot! Last year, over 40 employers participated and over mature job seekers came who were actively seeking employment.