Want to Hire Diverse Candidates? First Drop This Hidden Bias  — from teamedforlearning.com

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Your organization is committed to diversity. You pride yourself on hiring people of all races, genders, and creeds. And yet, there’s still something you’re missing. This bias sneaks past even well-designed diversity hiring strategies. Ask most hiring managers if they have it and they’ll say: of course not. But a look at who they’re hiring tells a different story. When the smiling faces on your diversity poster all belong to people under 50, is it any surprise that ageism is still a problem?

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America’s workforce is graying, and ageism could cost the economy trillions of dollars — from businessinsider.com by Andy Kiersz


  • The American population is aging, and businesses will need to adapt to an older workforce.
  • An AARP study suggests that age discrimination could cost the US economy nearly $4 trillion by 2050.
  • However, building an age-inclusive workplace can bring benefits to businesses.
  • This article is part of a series called “The Cost of Inequity,” examining the hurdles that marginalized and disenfranchised groups face across a range of sectors.