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Job-Seekers Workshop: Ageism: What You Need to Know

October 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
An estimated 20% of US workers are age 55 or older, yet many employers question the abilities of the demographic and recent Supreme Court decisions have made it harder to prove age discrimination.
 
Join us as we explore the issue of ageism: The history; the facts; the perceptions; the mistakes you make, according to employers.
 
You’ll learn:
 
1. Statistics from the Dept. of Labor and AARP.
2. The notable court cases that led to the rise of ageism.
3. The perceptions young and older people have of mature workers.
4. 9 things you can do to confront and deal with ageism.
5. Employer feedback on how they view mature interviewees.
6. 10 positive characteristics of mature workers.

GUEST SPEAKER:

Ed Lawrence, Career Coach, Get Started LLC

This program is free and open to the public. Please note this event is virtual and advance registration is required. 

To register, click here.

For more information, please email Meryl Kanner

  • Organizer:
    • JVS of MetroWest
  • Venue:
    • Virtual