The pandemic has led to a global unemployment crisis – and analysts say Gen Xers are feeling it the hardest.
Analysts say switching careers is particularly difficult for middle-aged people between the ages of 45 and 60.
Some of the reasons include a reluctance to learn new technologies, biased hiring managers, difficulty working with younger generations.
— CNBC (@CNBC) July 26, 2021
One CEO told CNBC “it’s very clear that once you reach a certain age, it just becomes much harder to access a job opportunity”.
Have you ever switched careers? How difficult was the transition?