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career resources in Silicon Valley (day , week)

  1. Nova - Workforce Development - NOVA is a nonprofit, federally funded employment and training agency that provides customer-focused workforce development services.
  2. ProMatch - Silicon Valley's Professional Networking Resource - ProMatch is an interactive career resource center for professionals who are seeking work in the greater San Francisco Bay Area. ProMatch is sponsored by the California Employment Development Department (EDD) and the NOVA Workforce Investment Board. It is part of the NOVA Job Center, which provides a full array of employment and career services.
  3. Resources - Silicon Valley employment-related resources
  4. San Jose State University Career Center - The Career Center promotes the development of SJSU students as professionals by providing the tools to guide you in making career-planning decisions along with developing and marketing your skills to employers.

ageism in Silicon Valley (day , week)

  1. The Brutal Ageism of Tech - Noam Scheiber, New Republic, March 23, 2014 - Silicon Valley has become one of the most ageist places in America. Tech luminaries who otherwise pride themselves on their dedication to meritocracy donít think twice about deriding the not-actually-old. ďYoung people are just smarter,Ē Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg told an audience at Stanford back in 2007.
  2. Where Are All The Old People In Silicon Valley? - Ann Brenoff, The Huffington Post, October 23, 2015 - Ageism is the last accepted prejudice in America and it runs rampant, especially in the tech industry.
  3. When It Comes to Age Bias, Tech Companies Donít Even Bother to Lie - Dan Lyons, Observer, April 4, 2016 - The lesson I learned is that when it comes to race and gender bias, the people running Silicon Valley at least pay lip service to wanting to do better ó but with age discrimination they donít even bother to lie.
  4. Itís Tough Being Over 40 in Silicon Valley - Carol Hymowitz and Robert Burnson, Bloomberg Businessweek, September 8, 2016 - The median U.S. worker is 42, which makes sense given the boundaries of typical working age. At Silicon Valley companies, the median employee is more likely to be 31 (Apple), 30 (Google, Tesla), 29 (Facebook, LinkedIn), or younger, according to researcher PayScale.
  5. Silicon Valley's not-so-secret bias: Ageism - Jon Swartz , USA TODAY, September 15, 2016 - People over the age of 40 or worse, 50, are often persona non grata in Silicon Valley's youth culture, where executives are upfront about their hiring preference for engineers fresh out of college.
  6. Read All About It! NPR Discovers Age Discrimination - Patricia Barnes, March 26, 2016 - Iím an attorney and former judge who wrote a book about age discrimination in 2014 called, Betrayed: The Legalization of Age Discrimination in the Workplace. In it, I analyze, in great detail, the failings of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967.

worker age in Silicon Valley chart (day , week)

  1. Computer Workforce by Age in Silicon Valley, California, and the United States, 2012
  2. Ages by Occupations in the San Francisco Bay Area, California, and the United States, 2014
  3. Silicon Valley age discrimination: If you've experienced it, say something - Greg Baumann, Silicon Valley Business Journal, January 5, 2015 - A sample of median ages at Silicon Valley tech firms: 33 at Adobe Systems Inc. 31 at Apple Inc. 32 at eBay Inc. 28 at Facebook Inc. 30 at Google Inc. 29 at LinkedIn Corp. 32 at Nvidia Corp. 31 at Yahoo Inc.
  4. Silicon Valley's obsession with youth, summed up in one chart - Lisa Eadicicco, Business Insider, April 13, 2015 - According to the data, the average developer is 28 years old, as the chart from Stack Overflow shows: ... Only 4.6% of all developers who participated are between the ages of 40 and 50, and only 9.1% are between 35 and 39 years old.
  5. Some tech workers over 50 are literally working themselves to death ó and other things we discovered about their careers - Julie Bort, Business Insider, November 14, 2015 - Facebook, LinkedIn and Salesforce have young work forces. Google's median age based on data from 2014 is the ripe old age of 30. (See chart on median employee age from salary analyst PayScale, below).

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