Why does their tend to be a bias against hiring older workers? Does this bias come from the hiring companies or the agencies? We interviewed Pat Gerace a Global Talent Acquisition Director who has worked for both placement agencies and in large multi-national companies.
ec-bp: Does any sort of bias exist about hiring workers exist? Especially in Supply Chain, Electronic Commerce and EDI.
Gerace: Yes, very definitely in all areas. It is not just a bias in the hiring process. Many short sighted company’s stagnate the career growth and development of the seasoned worker.