The Unspoken Bias: Ageism in the Workplace Interview
I was fortunate to be on Steve Martorano’s show, The Behavioral Corner, to talk about ageism, among other things. One question had to do with when a person is out of work for some time. What are the best ways to address a gap in work experience during an interview?
Our discussion explores the subtle ways ageism infiltrates our everyday lives and particularly, our workplaces. Here are two clips from the interview. You can also watch the entire interview or read the full transcript here.
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