"That's because we only hire young people. We want fresh ideas."

Imagine being told that by an owner of a company. How would you respond? This was not a random scenario - Jo Weech experienced this herself. It was just one of many times where she faced ageism in the workplace.

A huge trend that is playing out in today's workforce is the "OK, Boomer" mentality. Stereotypes of "entitled," "arrogant," "irrelevant," "stuck," and "not woke" are widely accepted as a #truestory. In fact, if you swipe left on grey hair, you are eliminating someone who can tell you what happened when they adopted your "fresh idea" years ago - the good, the bad, and the ugly! Age is just a number. Millennials do not want to be discounted from roles because of their age. They want to be considered for their skills and expertise. Same goes for perennials and literally all age demographics.

We are all biased. And, when it comes to ageism, there are steps you can take to create a more inclusive hiring process, from recruitment to retirement. Join Jo Weech, CEO & Primary Consultant, Exemplary Consultants, as she discusses her tips from removing ageism in the workplace.

In this webinar, you will learn:

  • How to recognize, acknowledge, and erase age-related and other biases;
  • What to do when internal biases get triggered;
  • Why age does not determine one's ability to disrupt work;
  • How organizations as a whole can take steps to anticipate and optimize to accommodate the growing (and not retiring!) ageing workforce;

And more!

January 22, 2020 11 AM PST, 2 PM EST, 7 PM GMT


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