The aging workplace
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Problem Statement: The major purpose of this study was to discover the nature of the attitudes of Gallatin County employers toward older workers. Questions to be answered: 1. Are employers open minded in their hiring practices? 2. Do employers use language in advertising for employment opportunities that discourages older workers from applying? 3. Must older employees constantly try to combat stereotypes and attitudes of other employees or their supervisors in the workplace? 4. Are older employees given the same opportunities for growth and development as other employees? 5. Is there a difference in the way male and female are treated? 6. Does working in Bozeman, Montana have greater or lesser opportunities for the aging worker than in other communities?