Age Bias

Startups

These Companies Will Produce the Next Great Wave of Entrepreneurs, Survey Says

The annual State of Startups survey also reveals bias in tech and optimism for 2019.

Why Middle-Aged-Men Are Such Lousy Sales Prospects

I know that I'm going to be in for a tough time as soon as I realize the a potential customer is a middle-aged guy.

How Older Women Can Report Age Discrimination at Work or in the Hiring Process

Women workers file more age discrimination complaints than men.

Five Reasons Why the Future of Work Lies in Freelancing

The companies prefer outsourcing the work to freelancers to save their costs on additional labour and the set-up.

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