Article by Ceri Wheeldon
Often people believe that there is age discrimination in the recruiting of new employees, but increasingly I am being told that individuals are trying not to reveal their age to work colleagues due to fear of being considered ‘old’ leading to exclusion in projects, consideration for promotion, and inclusion in social events.
In a world where we are living longer, and expected to work for longer – far longer than we had perhaps anticipated, why is it that many feel compelled , not to lie, but certainly not to be open about their age.
A couple of recent incidents come to mind. I happened to meet somebody who was a marketing director at a large communications...