By Milica Z. Bookman

Bookman takes an in depth examine the ambitions and motivations of high-income middle-aged girls who are looking to input the hard work strength after having spent such a lot in their grownup lives tending their houses, elevating little ones, and volunteering locally. The ebook examines the provision in their hard work, their incentives, their motivations, and the fears they face as they assessment their destiny recommendations. Bookman additionally discusses the call for for his or her talents through reviewing the possibilities to be had to them within the exertions marketplace and detailing what they could realistically aspire to and what stumbling blocks they're prone to stumble upon. via describing the adjustments within the office which are prone to impact middle-aged ladies, the e-book deals a compelling hard work marketplace examine in regards to this targeted crew of workers.

Bookman makes 4 significant contributions to the literature on women's reports matters in her publication. First, she makes a speciality of center age by way of addressing the desires and issues of this booming age bracket. moment, she introduces the concept that of the 3rd profession, within which girls are looking to be hired yet now not in a tough or annoying occupation. in its place, they like part-time paintings or paintings with higher flexibility, and they're keen to sacrifice source of revenue for you to in achieving those targets. 3rd, the e-book makes use of the strategies of shadow talents and human capital to explain the call for for middle-aged lady hard work. ultimately, the publication analyzes the prospective fiscal losses and profits to society whilst middle-aged girls input the exertions strength, concluding that the internet contribution to the economic climate is positive.

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