(Reuters) – Growing numbers of older Americans who have struggled to find work in the wake of the Great Recession are doing something they once considered unthinkable: They are taking temporary jobs.

And this is one of the best job moves they can make, according to Kerry Hannon, author of the new book “AARP Great Jobs for Everyone 50+” (Wiley).

“But I call it independent contracting, not temping,” Hannon says. “It sounds more professional.”  Read the full story at Reuters.

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