Rutgers seminar to focus on retraining to stay in the workforce

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The Dow Jones is at an all-time high and the U.S. labor market is near full employment, with the jobless rate at 4.4 percent. And yet, Art Bilger, founder and CEO of Working Nation warns, “Never before have we faced the possibility that nearly every worker over age 45 may require re-skilling.”

In response, Working Nation is teaming with Rutgers University’s Heldrich Center for Workforce Development to host a town hall entitled “Re-Skilling the Mid-Career Workforce.”Carl Van Horn, director of Rutgers’ Heldrich Center for Workforce Development, and author of the book entitled Working Scared (or Not at all) and Maria Heidkamp, director of the Heldrich Center’s New Start Career Network spoke about the event with WHYY’s Dave Heller.

The event will take place on Tuesday, August 8, at 4 p.m. at the Victoria J. Mastrobuono Theater at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, N.J.

The panel lineup is subject to change. To register for the event, click here.

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