Saturday, April 21, 2018

Older Workers Must Obviously Cost More

And their experience, and demonstrated dedication must mean a good deal less these days. I mean, if you can get, say, two, three, or maybe even four, hotshot young guys to work for the same total employment cost of one older worker, why not, right? It certainly makes your quarterly bottom line look less offensive, even if you are not developing the cutting edge stuff you used to. And if you are the current, temporary guy in charge right now, just how far out is your vision for the company going to be; for any practical purposes, in any case? Probably not that far.

How IBM quietly pushed out 20,000 older workers