Is Your Online Recruiting and Application System Alienating Mature Job Seekers?

Ryan McShane

When one says that online applications are "unfair" to mature job seekers, typically this thought refers to a stereotype describing a lack of computer and technological skills. However, are online applications systemically unfair to mature workers? This is not a technical ability issue for mature job seekers, but one of failing to equip the application website with appropriate options for the mature workforce. In other words, the application system may provide only standard responses whic...
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