When you hear the term “discrimination in the workplace,” what comes to mind? Common forms of workplace discrimination include gender, race, religious, and sexual orientation. Another type is age.
Examples of age discrimination (ageism) at the workplace are: not hiring someone because they are too old, or only providing training to younger workers because the older ones will be retiring.
Some industries are more prone to ageism at the workplace than others because the industry is constantly evolving and requires its workforce to be highly adaptable.
Kally has provided a checklist, 10 Signs of Ageism in the Workplace on her blog, MiddleMe. It’s worth checking out to build awareness of this issue in the workplace!
Workplace discrimination happens on various fronts, one of which is on the age front. Ageism primarily targets employees in their 50s, with the younger employees and employers having negative stereotypes towards their older employees... Continue reading.
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