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Myth: All Older (OLD) People Are the Same

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When questioned, many younger people have very limited views of older people. Pioneer researcher, Dr. Mary Lee Hummert found this to be true when comparing the views of younger and older people. Further research expanding on Dr. Hummert’s findings show that younger people think seniors are all pretty much the same. This is especially true […]

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Myth: Older Tech Workers Are Less Valued Part II

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Here are some final beliefs that need setting right: Myth #2: Newly-hired Older Tech Workers Are Not Paid Equitably. According to Visier’s findings, a website to “help organizations create a better future with data,” if you are an older adult, your starting pay is not, on average, lower than that of a younger hire. It […]

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Myth: Older Tech Workers Are Less Valued

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It is true that the average person working in the technology industry is five years younger than those workers in the non-tech world, leading many of us to believe that younger is more valued in this field. However, according to Visier, a website founded by business analytical experts to help “educate and inspire business users […]

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Myth: Seniors Have No Style

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Seriously? Yes, Virginia, many younger people believe they invented “cool”and “hip,” just like they think they invented sex. (No kidding.) Actually, thanks to the jazz world, these terms became part of our conversations over seventy years ago. They were not invented in the 1990’s as many young people think, nor were the attributes that made […]