Age bias, just like other forms of bias, can easily and quickly seep into the recruiting process if you don't take steps to mitigate it. Learn a few easy ways to ensure your hiring processes are fair for people of all ages.
To combat ageism and become an effective ally to your coworkers of all ages, review and adopt these five straightforward practices. Understand the importance of listening, self-education, speaking up, addressing unconscious bias, and advocating for others to ending age-based bias.
Gain clarity on the definition of ageism and open your awareness to the wide range of its negative effects on employees’ mental health, self-esteem, and even their physical well-being. Learn the importance of making employees of all ages feel welcome, included, and accepted.
Ageism in the workplace harms all employees and inhibits productivity and collaboration. However, there are ways to unlearn the assumptions people often make about older generations, enabling us to recognize the value all people bring to the workplace.