TANEVA, S. and ARNOLD, J., 2016. Older workers need to stop believing stereotypes about themselves (and so do their employers). Harvard Business Review, 20 June 2016, available online https://hbr.org/2016/06/older-workers-need-to-stop-believing-stereotypes-about-themselves
Age discrimination is considered the most widely experienced form of discrimination across Europe. In a work context, this can be particularly harmful. Although older workers are sometimes stereotyped in positive ways — as more loyal, reliable, or committed compared to their younger colleagues – negative stereotypes abound. We explore this topic further and argue about the wide-spread misconceptions of age-related negative stereotypes.
Closed access. This article is available from the Harvard Business Review website at: https://hbr.org/2016/06/older-workers-need-to-stop-believing-stereotypes-about-themselves