The Diversity Challenge

Diversity is a greater need than she had ever thought about.

Ageism is rampant in the corporate world. The HR Head had junked several resumes without seeing them, as they did not qualify on the age criteria. She had never spared a thought to the amount of talent and valuable experience being junked. The target pressures, attrition and cost overruns kept her busy in the day-to-day functioning.

She landed at the bus stop today, after a car break down in the morning. It was peak traffic time, and the fourth bus had just passed by. She was unable to jostle with the crowds, and board the bus.

She looked at the few senior citizens waiting patiently, and suddenly, was struck by the enormity of it all. In a momentary flash, she knew what it meant to have missed the bus.

 

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