Age discrimination at work is alive and well, study confirms

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Age stereotypes can strongly affect people’s choices about who to hire, research from psychologists at the University of Kent in the UK has shown. If one of two equally well-qualified job candidates is described as having stereotypically ‘young’ characteristics, and the other has stereotypically ‘old’ characteristics, the ‘younger’ candidate is more likely to be selected, … Read more

Why middle-aged entrepreneurs are better than young ones

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Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, and Mark Zuckerberg are three of the biggest role models for entrepreneurs. They are all famous for starting their companies in their early 20s and in many ways set the benchmark for what a successful entrepreneur looks like. And yet, there is reason to believe that we’d be better off investing … Read more