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Despite the ongoing labor shortage, nearly four in 10 hiring managers admit that age is a consideration when reviewing resumes.

“Yes, there is age bias in hiring,” said Lori Rassas, an author, attorney and HR consultant. “The good news is that we are making some progress in this regard, but the bad news is that it continues to be a lose-lose situation as older candidates are being denied opportunities and employers are missing out on a pool of dedicated and talented candidates.”

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