Type of Content: News
Subtype: Website Post
Resource Title: ‘You Remind me of my Mom’: How Older Workers get Sidelined in Tech
Publication Title: Protocol
Publish Date: August 26, 2021
Younger workers dominate the tech industry, with over half of the IT workforce aged 22 to 44 years old, and, according to Recruiting Innovation, the average developer is 29 years old. It may seem like older tech employees eventually leave the industry as their engineering or coding skills wane, but the departures are not all technical; for older employees like Wickre, working in a predominantly young field comes with its own set of challenges, ranging from exclusion in social settings to downright ageism.
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