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By Andrew Simon
Special to the Village News 

Hiring older employees is a smart decision

 

Last updated 2/26/2018 at 1:41am



In the 2015 movie “The Intern,” Robert DeNiro starred as a 70-year-old widower who returns to the workforce as an underappreciated and seemingly out-of-step intern working for a young boss played by Anne Hathaway.

Initially, Hathaway’s character can’t quite relate to this baby boomer who ditched retirement out of boredom, but by the film’s finale she comes to appreciate his skills and experience.

In real life, you’re unlikely to encounter many septuagenarian interns, but it’s not unusual for people to re-enter the labor market or launch new careers when they are well into wh...



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