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Age Discrimination

Today’s lesson on age discrimination is based on an article posted on LinkedIn Pulse last week entitled When it Comes To Age Bias, Tech Companies Don’t Even Bother to Lie by Dan Lyons.

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This story provides a disturbing account of one company’s reprehensible system of age discrimination in the workplace. We all know it exists, consciously or subconsciously, but any employer with a bit of sense will successfully deny it. HubSpot’s CEO Brian Halligan, evidently, lacks that  bit of sense, espousing the practice in an interview with The New York Times.

Lyons’ April 5th  article is about flagrant age discrimination at HubSpot, as reportedly is his book, Disrupted: My Misadventure in the Startup Bubble,” he relays a situation in which his management admitted and defended their practice of illegal discrimination:

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20 Best Foreign Retirement Havens

Retiring Abroad

Pixabay - Thailand - Retiring AbroadA recent Forbes Magazine feature did some helpful legwork for anyone who might be considering retiring to a foreign country. Some day. In a future far far away. Just to get ourselves thinking, I’ve summarized their summaries, and added my not-well-thought-out reactions. Let the fantasies begin!

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