|Why Age Equity in the Workplace Matters — A Workplace Justice Podcast|
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Every one of us gets older. Yet, misperceptions and outdated assumptions about older workers’ skills and proficiency are hurting more and more employees as the number of older workers grows.
In this podcast, I talk to three labor and employment attorneys about the underlying motivation of age discrimination in the workplace and how it impacts workers across the age spectrum.
What You Will Learn In This Episode:
00:41 – What is Age Equity Alliance?
01:21 – What does Age Equity Alliance do to address age-related issues in the workplace and other institutions?
05:06 – The underlying reason for company’s biases in age inclusion and its impact on older workers
13:01 – Does the concept of retirement foster discrimination against older employees?
16:04 – The emotional and psychological impact of age discrimination for older employees
22:34 – Worst offenders of age discrimination in the work industry
23:48 – Where does discriminatory attitude against age is born?
26:12 – What HR Departments or management need to do to alleviate age discrimination
27:58 – How the world views aging and age discrimination
30:26 – Is the labor force exploiting employees? And how does it impact older workers?
35:31 – What you need to do when you experience age discrimination in the workplace
38:10 – How to file a complaint or report age discrimination in the workplace
|Ageism in the Job Search |
Missed the event? Listen to the recording!
5:35: Networking & Turning Career Resources Into Opportunties, Laura Leach
10:05: How to Identify Age Inclusive Companies In Your Job Search, Sheila Callaham
25:00: Online Presence When Interviewing, Natalie Venturi
43:00 How to Find a Career Coach, Christy Watz
Sheila is an experienced keynote speaker and discussion panelist with subject matter expertise on diversity, equity, and inclusion. For the last two years, she has contributed to Forbes, in the D&I channel, with a special lens on age and aging in the workplace.
Contact her for your next D&I conference or corporate training.
Popular topics include:
- Building an Age-Inclusive Workplace
- Innovating Through Diversity of Thought
- How to Identify Age-Friendly Companies in the Job Search
- Making Unconscious Age Bias Conscious
- Mutual Mentoring as a Tool for Organizational Growth
- Overcoming Resistance to Change
- Building Innovative, Multicultural Teams
- Age as a Component of D&I Strategy