Over 40s can still progress up career ladder

Almost three quarters (72.4%) of IT professionals believe people aged over 40 years can still progress up the career ladder, according to research from theitjobboard.com. This is a significant increase on the 50.3% result of last year’s survey carried out by the online recruitment specialist. This shift in attitude does not appear to have been influenced by ageism laws. Only 68.2% of respondents were aware of the new legislation, according to Ageism one year on: have attitudes and circumstances changed?