Ageism in the Workplace

It’s very common for age to be at the forefront of a young professional’s mind, especially during the interview process. Will the interviewer equate my young age to inexperience and hire a different candidate? Will the business or corporate world take me seriously? Being a younger employee or job candidate can certainly be a challenge, but did you know those at the opposite end of the age spectrum also experience challenges due to their age?

Linda Wiener, Monster.com Age Issues Expert, explores the challenges older, more experienced employees and job candidates are faced with, including doubts about their ability to adapt to changing work environments and bias from younger interviewers, in her article “Fight Job Search Ageism.” Click here to read more.

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~ by Mika Doyle on February 21, 2010.

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