A recent study of how human resources professionals review online information and social media profiles of job candidates highlights the ways in which so-called “cybervetting” can introduce bias and moral judgment into the hiring process.
The COVID-19 pandemic has created a perfect storm for age discrimination on social media.
More than 80% of older adults in a new poll say they commonly experience at least one form of ageism in their day-to-day lives. Many say they routinely experience three or more forms, and these older adults were much more likely to have poor mental and physical health. But despite all this, the poll also suggests that most older adults hold positive attitudes toward aging.