Ageism Is On the Rise and Getting Employers into Trouble – Here's How to Avoid It

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Recently, the CEO of a multi-billion dollar corporation tripped up and stated out loud the ageist beliefs that many executives keep to themselves. 

Mark Read, CEO of the $17 billion corporation WPP, was asked about the balance of TV and digital skills in his organization. His response: “We have a very broad range of skills, and if you look at our people – the average age of someone who works at WPP is less than 30 – they don’t hark back to the 1980s, luckily.”

Read may as well have hung up a sign saying, “No one over 45

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