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Are Tech Firms Dissing Older Workers?09 Jul 2013 08:44 am

age-discrimination-300.jpgAn interesting article in the New York Times last week about how technology companies are very young and very male, fails to even mention the possibility that the IT world may be too focused on hiring the under-30 crowd. And if indeed that’s the case, that the industry may be discriminating against older workers.

This from the piece:

The seven companies with the youngest workers, ranked from youngest to highest in median age, were Epic Games (26); Facebook (28); Zynga (28); Google (29); and AOL, Blizzard Entertainment, InfoSys, and Monster.com (all 30).

The author does mention some possible reasons these IT firms are heavy on the youth. (more…)

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