Getting Hired Without a Resume or a Job Interview


“Open hiring” is now possible at some employers and can be helpful for certain 50+ applicants

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April 8, 2021

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Global Report on Ageism


The Global Report on Ageism outlines a framework for action to reduce ageism including specific recommendations for different actors (e.g. government, UN agencies, civil society organizations, private sector). It brings together the best available evidence on the nature and magnitude of ageism, its determinants and its impact. It outlines what strategies work to prevent and counter ageism, identifies gaps and proposes future lines of research to improve our understanding of ageism.  

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April 1, 2021

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Unemployment at 50+: Economic and Psychosocial Consequences


Social Exclusion in Later Life — This open access book provides a comprehensive analysis of social exclusion of older people. In this chapter, we draw attention to the latent functions of work and the psychosocial consequences of job loss in later life.

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Why Now Is The Time To Press Leaders For Age Equity


The process of analyzing for racial inequities should be used to identify and eliminate obstacles that impact any dimension of diversity, including age.

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Ageism in the Workforce and in Industry


This free webinar provides an in-depth understanding of ageism in the workforce and in the industry, by presenting examples of discrimination in the labour market.

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Older Women Workers Tend To Experience Both Age And Gender Discrimination


Most people have heard of gender and age discrimination in the workplace, and recent studies show that these two kinds of discrimination are common among older female workers.

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March 27, 2021

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The ‘SecondActWomen’ Founders on How Women Over 50 Can Feel Invincible, Not Invisible


It was the shockwave of rejection letters from hiring managers that goaded Guadalupe Hirt and Barbara Brooks to launch SecondActWomen, a Denver-based company designed to help working women in their 50s and older (and also some in their 40s) start companies, pivot careers and stay employed.

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7 Industries Where Ageism is the Most Rampant


Do you want to know what agism exactly is? How to avoid it? Here is everything you need to know about ageism, plus the industries where ageism is the most rampant.

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