Just Because You Are Old Doesn't Mean….

  Many of you will read this and think “That doesn’t apply to me.” For many of you that is true, but if you are over the age of 50 and thought that then congratulations I like your attitude! Everyone should pay attention, but if you are 50 you still have 20, 30 or more …

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10 Reasons to Keep Your Older Workers

  The stereotype of someone that is getting older not only includes diminished physical abilities but also diminished mental abilities as well. And indeed there is some truth to the stereotype. As someone who, by many of you would be considered old, I can vouch about the diminished physical abilities. I am not as strong …

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Age Discrimination: Going Away or Alive and Well?

A recent article entitled How to Start a Career at Any Age quoted Michael Brandt, chief operating officer of BrightMove, a Florida-based company that designs recruiting and staffing software. He said “Age really has no bearing. The only thing that really matters is the skills that you have.” Mr. Brandt estimates that 95 percent of …

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Age Discrimination in 2011

The Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) was passed in 1967. It protects workers aged 40 and over from discrimination in all acts of employment, including hiring, promotion, training, compensation and termination. Despite this law having been on the books for 44 years age discrimination is rampant and has become even more so with the …

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