Life vs. Work - Age Discrimination and Ways to Fight Against It

by Kerry Hannon and Tim Muma  Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Kerry Hannon is a nationally recognized authority on career transitions and retirement. She is a frequent TV and radio commentator speaking about career and personal finance trends, as well as offering advice. Kerry is also the author of the National Bestseller "Great Jobs for Everyone 50+ Finding Work That Keeps You Happy, Healthy …and Pays The Bills," and the award-winning "What’s Next? Follo...
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Tim Muma is a Radio Program Coordinator at LocalJobNetwork.com (LJN). He is the host and producer for a variety of shows on LJNRadio where he engages with industry experts and individuals throughout the country to deliver current and relevant employment-related topics for his audience of job seekers, employed individuals, managers, and employers. He is also a co-host of job seeker webinars at LJ...
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Reports state that age discrimination does occur both in the workplace and during the hiring process, and many times, it's not necessarily a conscious act. Perceptions, experience and stereotypes may all play a role in the evaluation of an employee or prospective candidate. Kerry Hannon is the "Jobs Expert" for AARP and a contributing editor to Forbes magazine, as well as the writer for the "Second Verse" column for Forbes.com. Kerry discusses with Tim Muma the elements and factors that play a role in age discrimination. She also explains the challenges mature workers and job seekers face, while offering up some advice on how to fight against ageism.


Life vs. Work examines the delicate balance of running a business while ensuring the satisfaction of employees and management. From home life to health to time constraints, we consider what measures can be taken to understand the human side of human resources - and still be productive.


Duration: 23 Minutes

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