Do women face a tougher time finding a job than men as we age? According to economists, women 35 and up are far less likely to be considered for certain jobs than younger women or men of the same age. And the cause may be related to evolutionary biology. Economics correspondent Paul Solman reports. Our economics correspondent, Paul Solman, recently looked into the challenge of getting hired as a Re compassionate lady wanted 50 over You know how Sally Field was Tom Hanks' love interest in "Punchline," and then, like, 20 minutes later, she was his mom in "Forrest Gump"?
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Jewish Vocational Services in San Francisco is a nonprofit that helps older people find jobs. We first visited inat the height of the great recession, when complaints of age discrimination abounded. I was told during the interview, "As you can see, we're a very young group.
And our main concern is that you are overly qualified for this job, and we would be concerned that you wouldn't stay. But did Patricia Wilson have it worse as a woman?
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Because we have all not gotten jobs we have applied for, and it doesn't mean we were discriminated against because of Re compassionate lady wanted 50 feature we have, age, race, sex, whatever it might be. But economists can test these interpretations with field experiments, the most famous of which may be the audit study summarized in this video, where thousands of made-up resumes were mailed to employers, identical, except for the names, half black-sounding, half-white.
Black-sounding names were 50 percent less likely to get follow-up calls. David Neumark used the audit study approach to study ageism and sexism.
He sent out resumes in 12 cities, using women's names for thousands of administrative assistant and retail sales jobs, men's names for custodian and security guard. He also varied the age: A third of the fictional job hunters were around 30, a third around 50, a final third in their mids.
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Economist Joanna Lahey did a similar study, sending out 8, made-up resumes and an eye-scanning lab experiment studying how long H. The red dots tell you where and for how long.
And we see the years on the employment history, and we see the education and the year that they got their education. This one, for example, says, "I'm willing to embrace change," which is something that the AARP used to recommend that you put on your resume and then it stopped recommending. Because it identified them as card-carrying members of AARP, Re compassionate lady wanted 50 suspects, and therefore at least The evolutionary biologists bring everything back to you know, reproduction, right?
Older men can reproduce.
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Leave a respectful comment. Help not wanted Jan 14, 7: Share on Facebook Share on Twitter. It turns out that women face Re compassionate lady wanted 50 much tougher time in the job market then men do as they age. Tina Fey is 45, Patricia Arquette But what about men? Honey, men don't have that day. Did you believe them?
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I just felt that they didn't think that I would fit in with the younger group. I am almost I am 58 years old. I count myself as 8 plus All of these women have had trouble finding work since Cynthia Josayma used to work in ladt development. High-tech firms especially don't want you. Re compassionate lady wanted 50 sales rep Dana Michaels has been looking for a job for two years.
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Denise Carrillo has been unemployed since losing her fashion industry job in New York in Did you feel you were being discriminated against because you were a somewhat older woman? But does that mean they're being discriminated against, more than, say, men over ,ady Those dark red dots are fixations.
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It starts at age It's a pretty steady process. As you get older, your compassiohate of callbacks decrease. And it's women more than men?
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It's definitely women more than men. So the evidence is clear, but what's the explanation? No, not crazy, as even our older women acknowledged. I'm trying to think back to. Lisa Trogdon is Maybe it's all a fear, a fear of older, more experienced people.