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Young Boss? 5 Tips for Hiring Older Workers

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Mark Zuckerberg has become the standard for what we expect from young CEOs. But the hiring process for young CEOs is very awkward. Even as a young employee, the transition into becoming a part of the team can be rough. I remember being hired for my second full-time job at the age of 25. My boss-to-be communicated with me via email for the first few weeks prior to my official hire. One of the suggestions that she made was that I not come into the office with the expectation of greeting older workers as “Miss” or “Mister”. She demanded that I look at my peers…as peers.

Chuck Cohn takes that a step further. As the owner of Varsity Tutors, he’s faced the challenge of hiring older workers. He gives some good tips on how young entrepreneurs can approach this situation.

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