Harvard Business Review




Customers Care How You Treat Your Employees"


Business leaders must recognize that a company’s employment practices can shape brand perceptions just as much as traditional marketing efforts.

With so much at stake, companies need to tread carefully.

Their talent practices aren’t just shaping the composition of their workforces — they’re also shaping their reputation, performance, and culture.




How Do We Combat Ageism?

By Valuing Wisdom as Much as Youth


"For all that has been written about the woeful lack of diversity and the “bro culture” that prevail in the tech industry,

Silicon Valley’s 150 biggest tech companies have faced

more accusations of age bias over the past decade than racial or gender bias."





The Average Age of

a Successful Startup Founder Is



Among the top 0.1% of startups based on growth in their first five years,

we find that the founders started their companies, on average, when they were 45 years old.






Ageism Is Hurting

Your Tech Company's Hiring

More Than You Realize

Don't overlook candidates

just because

they have a few years of experience.



A recent study published in Harvard Business Review

found companies with higher diversity across multiple measures

(like gender, immigration status, as well as age)

"had both 19 percent points higher innovation revenues and

9 percent points higher EBIT margins, on average."





Human Resources:


"How to Avoid Ageism

Employers that don't value older workers

are doing themselves a disservice."


Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

is the world’s largest HR professional society,

representing 300,000 members in more than 165 countries