Age discrimination: Two-thirds of older workers feel discriminated against

Age discrimination: Two-thirds of older workers feel discriminated against Almost two-thirds (63%) of 55- to 64-year-olds say that they have felt discriminated against by a prospective employer because of their age. That’s according to research released today by Totaljobs, which also … Read More

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How to protect yourself from ageist attitudes

How to protect yourself from ageist attitudes When Lucy Shaw*, now 41, was approached by an agent interested in signing her to a radio show she loved, she was excited. But when she told him her age he didn’t react … Read More

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Ageism the most common form of discrimination, say employees

Ageism the most common form of discrimination, say employees Three in 10 claim promotion processes are unfair – but HR is more focused on sexism, according to survey Employees believe that ageism is the most common form of discrimination in the … Read More

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Older jobseekers face significant ageism

Older jobseekers face significant ageism Older jobseekers face higher levels of prejudice when it comes to finding work, according to research by Anglia Ruskin University. Researchers created two fictitious applicants; a 28-year-old white British male and a 50-year-old white British … Read More

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