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In my view, there are two colliding trends in today’s business world that we need to start paying attention to. First, we know that the pool of younger, highly qualified and experienced candidates for succession to senior leadership positions is continuing to shrink. And secondly, we know that the average median age for retirement is now 63.3 years. Thus, with the number of individuals’ right on this age cusp, businesses are at risk of losing a lot of intellectual capital. We need do to something to keep these experienced senior professionals just a little bit longer while at the same time, developing younger professionals.

I don't mean to speak disparagingly about the concept of "Freedom 55", but the dream of working hard, sacrificing and saving for early retirement seems to have fallen by the wayside.

Q. Why does it seem so much tougher to find a job today than in the past?
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