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    Our career columnist,  John Tarnoff is here with this month's insights on winning strategies for landing a job. Struggling with a Job Search? The common threads in this month's career-related comments on the AGEIST group reflect the sense of desperation, frustration, and anger people our age experience navigating the job search...
    Scenes from the front lines of a mad, mad ageist world By Sheri Radel RosenbergThe industry I've called home for many years, advertising, has always been notoriously youth obsessed. Chasing the latest demographic with an alphabet letter has been the standard operating procedure since I entered the business in the...
    We all spend the early years of our lives essentially as sponges — soaking up everything we see, hear, taste, and feel, without prejudice or agenda. As we grow up, various pressures conspire to avoid the risk of failure, and to build a protective shell around our fragile egos.The...
    By 50 we have accumulated enough life knowledge to have a good idea of what we would like the next 50 years to be about. Sometimes that means staying with what we know best, but often times it is about pushing out to an entirely different line of work....
    With all the depressing tales of ageism we hear, it’s refreshing to hear a positive story. This one came to us courtesy of Brett Callow of Emsisoft, an antivirus company that eliminated bias from the hiring process.“I thought that you might enjoy hearing about a company at which age isn’t...
    When we started AGEIST, I had never used most of the digital tools I live with today.  The introduction to modern digital-team workflows was a clumsy process, with constant mis-steps and learning that continues to this day. Rarely does a day go by that Jack, our great CTO, doesn't...
    Hi, AGEIST readers, it’s John Tarnoff, your second-act-career Dear Abby.There’s been a lot of discussion recently about the Age Discrimination Employment Act, and whether it’s doing its job when it comes to age discrimination.Like the majority of employees it is designed to protect, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act is...
    With the topic of age discrimination in the workplace top of mind, some have assumed that women are impacted more than men. The findings of a recent study may surprise you.Age discrimination in the office may not affect both genders equally, and in one important respect, older women actually...
    “The ideal candidate is a digital native who understands beautiful design, thoughtful UX, digital strategy, and client interaction.”“3 to 7 years leading or participating in business or technology projects, preferably in a consulting environment.”“We’re a team of energetic, young professionals that share a love for dogs, beaches, sunshine, and...
    There are numerous self-help books, articles and, of course, highly valuable career coaches that we can and should avail ourselves to. But we felt there was a gap in our knowledge about what was going on with the other side of the table: the HR teams that were actually...