Re: Job market and potential age discrimination?

Subject: Re: Job market and potential age discrimination?
From: "Paul Strasser" <paul -dot- strasser -at- windsor-tech -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 26 Sep 2002 13:12:11 -0600

Sue writes:
And that would be better _how_????

Setting a low salary is legal.

You can also cull people of the older variety by talking about the horrific
hours that all the young'uns love to put in. Have one of those old "90
hours a week and loving it" Apple T-shirts on while you're interviewing
applicants can help.

It's not that people over 25 don't have the ability to work obscene hours.
Rather, it's that many of them have "lives." Families, significant
others... things like that. Ridiculous hours certainly have more appeal to
the sub25 set (I recall the 100+ hour weeks I put in during that time in my

I'd guess by an astute combination of low pay and idiotically high hours
you'll automatically cull out a lot of those pesky over-25 folks who have a
shred of an idea of their worth.

Paul Strasser
Windsor Technologies, Inc.
2569 Park Lane, Suite 200
Lafayette, Colorado 80026
Phone: 303-926-1982
FAX: 303-926-1510
E-mail: paul -dot- strasser -at- windsor-tech -dot- com

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