Ageism In The Workplace

by Guest Author, Kavya Pillai Growing older doesn’t negatively impact our performance, productivity or skills. Unfortunately, several companies see things differently. While the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) forbids ageism in the workplace, employers consistently discriminate against older workers. When businesses judge candidates based on age, they miss out on a highly experienced talent…

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How to Make a Pivot in the Latter Half of Your Career

by Guest Author, Marlo Lyons Changing careers can be challenging, especially when you’ve worked in a single profession or industry. Doing so when you’re in the last decade or two of your career may be even harder because you need to maintain a certain compensation, level, or title and your competition is younger and “experienced…

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15 Sneaky Signs of Ageism in the Workplace (And What To Do About It)

by Guest Author: Heather Bien From assumptions about technical ability to missed happy hour invites, employees discriminate against older workers in subtle and obvious ways. These offenses aren’t always intentional, but they hurt older employees in their ability to get ahead financially. Companies also miss out on the experience and perspective these workers bring to the table.…

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How to Deal with Layoff Anxiety

by Guest Author, Melody Wilding The Great Resignation has given way to The Great Apprehension, as more than half of U.S. companies actively reduce headcount or plan to in the coming months. As a result, layoff anxiety is palpable among workers. More than 39,000 workers have been let go in the U.S. tech sector alone as of August, including…

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