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.