May 4, 2021

Getting Older at Work Shouldn’t Have to Suck


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“Younger employees are a better long term investment.”

“We need someone who can move at our fast pace.”

“We’re looking to hire a digital native.”

It’s all coded ageism. And it’s all BS.

There’s a lot of aspects of getting older. Many of them undeniably suck. But how you’re evaluated in the workplace shouldn’t be one.

Age bias is rooted in falsehoods. And they linger because companies don’t feel comfortable addressing them.

But Jeff Smith and James Hornick do just in the 10 Minute Talent Rant: Episode 11 “Getting Older at Work Shouldn’t Have to Suck”

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