An assistant professor at the University of Massachusetts – Amherst and one of Next Avenue’s 2015 Influencers in Aging, Ofer Sharone is a leading researcher on career transitions, job searching and unemployment. He is the author of Flawed System Flawed Self: Job Searching and Unemployment Experiences. Sharone and other MIT-based scholars have begun the Institute for Career Transitions, a nonprofit aimed at generating effective strategies, offering practical support and increasing public understanding of challenges facing professionals in career transition.
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