Why age diversity in business matters

One of the biggest challenges faced by older workers is ageism. Almost a third of organisations report having an age at which they are hesitant to hire employees, with the majority indicating they are unwilling to recruit employees above the age of 50, according to figures from the Australian Human Rights Commission. While ageism is still widespread, it is based on incorrect assumptions, it can negatively impact people’s mental health, and it is bad for business. Currently, the world is grappl

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