Ageism in the workplace: Gerald Sauer’s article for Glassdoor

What is Ageism in the Workplace & How to Fight It

by Gerald Sauer

We like to tell ourselves that age is simply a number, especially those of us showing a few gray hairs and moving a little slower. However, if you’ve been looking for a job or trying to move up the corporate ladder, your age could be an obstacle. 

Think about the last time you lost a workplace opportunity. Did the hiring manager think you were too old? Were you passed over for a promotion in favor of someone clearly less grizzled?  If your age was used against you, you might have an age discrimination claim.

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