Hire Me, I’m over 50!

Survey finds hiring managers would rather hire more mature workers than millennials

by Lesley Kennedy • MORE.com Reporter

No doubt about it, searching for a job in today’s economy isn’t any fun at all. But if you’re using your age as a reason you’re not getting hired, it’s time to come up with a new excuse.

Business News Daily reports managers are three times as apt to hire someone 50 years old or older as they are to hire a millennial, according to a survey conducted by Adecco, a staffing and recruiting agency.

And if that hiring manager is a woman, even better. According to the website, females will give the job to a more mature candidate even more often.

Getting better with age? Yes, boss!

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First Published Tue, 2012-09-25 21:37

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