Before we discuss how to recognize and address ageism in the workplace, let’s go over a few terms. Ageism is a “prejudice or discrimination on the grounds of a person’s age.” And the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) was put into place to protect those who are 40 years of age and older, from discrimination in the hiring process or workplace.
And unfortunately, there have been claims dealing with age discrimination. So, we are cover how to acknowledge it, and how to prevent it from happening in this week’s link roundup, below.
We’re opening this link roundup with ways to recognize if there is ageism occurring in the workplace. How can you tell? Are these things occurring in your office right now without anyone knowing they’re an issue? Find out here.
“Employers will benefit from taking an honest assessment of both their workplace culture and employment practices then strategically implementing any necessary changes.” If you do notice ageism in your office and want to know what exactly harm is being done – this one is for you. Here are 8 ways that ageism impacts your business, with facts and statistics.
If you’re a part of the statistics where your company has yet to portray ageism in the workplace, or there has been in the past and you want to prevent it for the future – here are 6 ways to do so.
“Our society is pretty ageist,” she explains. “People have to recognize that and work to break down the assumptions they may have and may not know they have.” If you’re a part of the hiring process and want to make the effort to avoid ageism, read on.
Are you worried about experiencing ageism in the workplace? Here are a few ways to avoid ageism for the positions you are applying to. Like sharing your technology experience, and the length of time you wish to work.
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