Wonder what you make of this?
Grey power is winning the battle for jobs in the workplace over young people. Over the past decade, the over-50s are accountable for more than 90 per cent of the rise in jobs. This age group is responsible for all of the net gain in employment since the credit crunch in 2008, says research by the investment bank Citi. But the reliance by firms on ageing employees is squeezing young people out and could hurt the Britain’s long-term economic prospects
So, we have tens of thousands leaving University each year who cannot get a job because their parents are increasingly staying IN employment. It’s a change that fundamentally changes society and expectations of all age groups within it. How do young people feel about seeing job prospects vanish because their parents generation is working longer and longer? Will this create transgenerational hostility?