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U.S. Workers Delaying Retirement: What Businesses Can Learn from the Trends of Who, Where, and Why

U.S. workers have been working longer and retiring later since the mid-1990s, but the Great Recession has put even greater pressure on workers to stay on the job. Yet, increases in delayed retirement are not uniform across regions, industries, or occupations. Moreover, these trends are quite predictable and thus useful for forecasting and planning. Businesses can build a better workforce strategy by incorporating retirement trends specific to their operating environment.






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