Age Discrimination and Ways to Fight Against It
February 20, 2013
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Kerry Hannon
Kerry Hannon
Author, Contributing Editor, AARP Jobs Expert
Tim Muma
Tim Muma
Senior Marketing Coordinator and Radio Host, LocalJobNetwork.com

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.

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