Age is Just a Number: Don’t Let it Hold You Back!

Ms. Career Girl

Policies about hiring, firing, and compensation reveal an underlying bias toward employees over 50, who are marginalized, sometimes humiliated, and often pushed out the door without any justification other than they’re assumed to no longer have value.

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After 11 years at a large company where I was a high performer but always passed over for promotions to management, I found an amazing opportunity that offered a $45k increase that even paid for me to move to the LA area (beaches! That 2 years would have been up at the beginning of 2021.

2020 33

it’s your Friday good news

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In the end I worked just over 3 weeks before going on leave, and I’m now at home with my husband and daughter, who was born a couple weeks ago. The job will be remote for the near future due to COVID-19, so my family will have some time to tie up loose ends and move sometime in spring/summer 2021. After a grueling 9 month job search during a pandemic, this over 50, overqualified but undereducated, and generally stressed out woman has finally accepted a job offer!

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