Mutton dressed as lamb? Fashion and ageism in Silicon Valley

Older and highly experienced job candidates in the tech industry find themselves in the opposite situation of what fresh grads have faced in the past.
Where 20-somethings made themselves over in business wear and sensible shoes to signal maturity, 40-somethings-plus are having to shed corporate for casual in order to get a foot in the door and convince young execs that what they have to offer is still relevant.

>> Reuters: Special Report – Silicon Valley’s dirty little secret – age bias / Sarah McBride

Other takes on fashion in Silicon Valley:
>> NYT: Techies break a fashion taboo / Clair Cain Miller
>> Entrepreneur: Silicon Valley’s Best Dressed / Kathleen Davis

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