Posts Tagged ‘Ageism’

Season’s Greetings: Joan Cirillo’s Final Post

The Need is Still Great I may be retiring, but Operation A.B.L.E.’s commitment to getting older workers back to work remains strong. As of December 31st, I will officially retire from Operation A.B.L.E. as its President and CEO.  It is a bittersweet time for me.  For nearly 25 years, I have worked to build Operation…

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Viewpoint: New approaches needed to address workforce challenges

This month’s blog is a reprint of an op-ed that ran in the Boston Business Journal in August addressing the challenges an ageing workforce poses for employers. It is written by Operation A.B.L.E.’s Board Chair, and Senior Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer at Tufts Health Plan, Lydia Greene. Ageism—or prejudice against our future…

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Ageism: At What Age is Too Old?

So When is Old… Too Old? And When is it Considered Ageism? At Operation A.B.L.E. we specialize in helping people 45 and older find work by providing training, developing interviewing and networking skills and assisting with job placement. After 22 years working at ABLE, it is clear to me that ageism too often plays a…

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