The eFinancialCareers Diversity Survey is based on a poll of 1,500 workers from the finance sector. It suggests exactly one-third of employees between 41 and 50-years-old have been discouraged from applying for a role on the grounds of their age.
For those 51 or older this rises to 55%. A similar number (56%) of workers over 50 report being “very concerned” that their age would be an obstacle if looking for a new job.
Chosen excerpts by Job Market Monitor. Read the whole story at HR Magazine – One in four finance professionals experiences age discrimination.