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Age 50 and over Job Hunters Series: Ageism in the New Corporate World – Part 2 – Mistakes

So where do we start? In part one of this series, we discussed the apparent trend of companies to reinvent themselves. As the population of Baby Boomers is aging, companies want to assure they will not be left with empty offices by mass retirements.  This is a well documented trend since around 2011, and although there are laws in place

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Age 50 and over Job Hunters Series: Ageism in the New Corporate World – Part 1

The Gray Wave – Swimming against the tide. The odds seem over whelming at times of finding a job after age 50.  Age discrimination has become more widespread, as the younger baby boomers turning 55 peaked in 2012. Supposedly, workers over the age of 40 are are protected by the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) however companies are largely

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Ageism: Are you a victim?

Are you a victim of ageism? Are you over the age of 50 or close to it?  Were you recently laid off or fired for no fathomable reason?  Then the answer is probably. In the oft sited article by AARP , they report that age discrimination claims have been going up yearly since 1997.  This article also provides a survey

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