Could your Age be Affecting your Chances of Landing a Job?

 

Whoever coined the term “age is nothing but a number” probably never experienced any form of ageism or workplace age discrimination.

Age discrimination involves treating an applicant or employee less favorably because of their age and even though it is against the law to discriminate against anyone in the workplace based on their age.and even though no organization or hiring manager would admit to it, it is

Even though employers would never admit to discriminating against a job seeker based on their age, recruiters have been known to eliminate candidates from the application pool during the hiring process. This is because of the stereotypes associated with age in the workplace some of which are that older workers are out of touch with the latest technology and trends; lack the energy to compete, do not work well with younger supervisors, may want higher salaries and more benefits or are looking to retire too.

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! What are your plans for 2017? Did you make any New Year’s resolutions? For me, I’m not a believer in waiting for a New Year to make changes in my life because I’ve never really had success with following through with them.  Although some of the best decisions I’ve made in my life were made at the start of different  Year’s, I never categorized them as resolutions because I knew doing that may jinx them for me like all the failed resolutions I had made in the past.

I don’t know your plans are for the year but I am hopeful that you are committed to developing yourself towards a better you and I have compiled a list of simple lifestyle adjustments that you can apply towards achieving a more successful, healthy and fulfilling life.

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