Conversation starters

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Creating a safe space to discuss age discrimination can be a useful first-step in developing an age-friendly workplace. Here are some suggested conversation starters to open up discussion and inform action to create an age-friendly workplace.

  • What processes does our workplace have for identifying and managing potential age discrimination?
  • What is our workplace doing to promote an age-friendly culture?
  • How might our recruitment practices be influenced by unconscious bias or age stereotypes?
  • What policies and resources do we have in our workplace that promote inclusion of all ages?
  • What opportunities are there in our workplace for cross-generational collaboration?
  • What can we do to leverage the unique skills and talents of different age groups?