Special Report: Silicon Valley's Dirty Secret - Age Bias By: Sarah McBrideWhen Randy Adams, 60, was looking for a chief-executive officer job in Silicon Valley last year, he got turned down from position after position that he thought he was going to nail only to see much younger, less-experienced men win out.
Finally, before heading into his next interview, he shaved off his gray hair and traded in his loafers for a pair of Converse sneakers. The board hired him.
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Comment by Gene Nelson, Ph.D. San Luis Obispo, CA (214) 455 - 8065
Employment age discrimination is an ongoing problem in the "high tech" field. Corporate elites reap short-term economic benefits by practicing employment age discrimination. To understand the monetary incentives, please search by title for the PDF version of the 2012 investigative report, "How Record Immigration Levels Robbed American High-Tech Workers of $10 Trillion." See also the PDF version of "The Greedy Gates Immigration Gambit." The untold story is how employment age discrimination stifles innovation. See t