Articles about Age at Work

News

Report: IBM has been discriminating against older employees for years

Looking for a new job? If you're over a certain age, you may not be welcome at IBM.

Advice

8 tips for when you fear age bias in the workplace

Organizations send older people they have stereotyped subliminal messages of disapproval that lower their confidence and depletes their self-esteem, creating doubt in their worth. Don't let age bias become a self-fulfilling prophecy.

Advice

If you had a time machine, what would you tell your younger self about your career?

We asked members of our Facebook community The Climb what they wish they could tell their younger selves about their careers. Their answers were often beautiful, always important, sometimes funny, and in one case, made us wish we could provide a man with a brick wall to bash his head against. We saved that one for last. (It's OK Keith, hindsight is 20/20.)

News

Here’s what one state is doing to help workers caring for elderly parents

What happens when you need to take care of your parents on top of doing your job? Strain on yourself and your colleagues — plus massive lost productivity.

Productivity

4 ways employers can support workers of all ages

Here's what companies can do to make sure employees of all generations feel engaged, because many workers don't feel that way.

News

After 48, you’re less likely to get jobs in Silicon Valley, report finds

Once the clock strikes on a technology worker's youth, they turn into Silicon Valley's version of a pumpkin. Here's how to fix it.

News

Facebook is facing two age discrimination lawsuits

Two new age discrimination lawsuits are arguing that Facebook is not the inclusive, great place to work it's supposed to be... if you're too old.

Millennials

Millennials are telling you why your company stinks but you’re not listening: A Q&A with Simon Sinek

Millennials are sending a message that many companies don't get.

age at work

Why we should get rid of generational labels in the workplace

They are open for misinterpretation and ignore individual differences.

Gender at Work

New study shows everyone prefers to work with men

Not only do men think men are better to work with, so do women.

Layoffs

A former British Vogue editor shows what not to say after you’ve been fired

Don't do these things.

Age at Work

6 ways to score a fulfilling job when you’re over 50

Over-50s need a different kind of advice.

Age at Work

This is why Silicon Valley CEOs always think they’re the good guy

They share a lot about themselves.

Age at Work

How older professionals can adapt to casual young startups

On the TV show Younger, 40-something year old single mom Liza.

Office Life

4 ways to thrive when you have a grueling shift

Working shifts, even temporarily, can affect your whole life. Here's what to do.

the whole human

8 positive reasons you should keep working after retirement

It helps you feel healthy for the rest of your life.

age in the workplace

5 secrets to working with millennials

Stop complaining that they aren’t engaged.

Age at Work

The 2 big reasons half of older Americans are dying nearly broke

There are ways that today's employees can work to avoid the same fate.

Levelling Up

Half of millennials would rather start their own business than work for someone else

Millennials believe that the only job security is in working for yourself.

Inspiration

The ‘George Washington’ battle plan for career success after 40

Ian Kahn, who plays George Washington on 'Turn,' absorbed some of the Founding Father's wisdom.

Age at Work

One sunny American city is the best for summer jobs

Things aren't too bad for summer jobs in the Midwest, either.

News

Don’t start your career in Newark, New Jersey, new study warns

For a good job, move out West.

Language

How to stop misunderstanding people on instant message

A few basic tips for navigating the emoji minefields.

Age at Work

Think twice before criticizing other generations at work

Every generation puts down the younger ones. It's time to cut that out.

The Future of Work

Surprise! Ladders survey of workers says millennials are impoverished workaholics

Millennials are different from previous generations in what they want at work — but not in the ways people expect.