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In the Age of Ageism: Too Young, Too Old, or Just Right

In the Age of Ageism: Too Young, Too Old, or Just Right

Update: 2022-05-25
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Let’s be honest. The workplace can be very ageist. Very ageist. Being seen as “too young” or “too old” can stymie your career. How do you manage perceptions that you are “over” qualified or that you don’t have enough experience based on your age? In this episode, Mary and Chris provide advice to listeners who are dealing with ageist perceptions and perspectives.

Gambling with My Future in Vegas keeps being told that they are “overqualified” for jobs. How do they neutralize this perception?

Big in Bedford Heights is NOT happy that her new manager is 30 years her junior. How can she possibly work for a “child”? Does she need a new job or a new attitude?

High Rise Hi Jinx doesn’t think a young employee is cut out for the job. Does he fish or cut bait? How much time (and effort) does he owe this young employee?

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In the Age of Ageism: Too Young, Too Old, or Just Right

In the Age of Ageism: Too Young, Too Old, or Just Right

Mary Abbajay & Chris DeSantis