One of the biggest problems in the workplace is ageism or age discrimination. There is a certain prevailing attitude that people of an advanced age might not be as competent at their jobs just because they are far older than most people in the work force. This problem has prevented older people from all walks of life from acquiring a job and the ability to make a living. Unfortunately, this discrimination is far reaching and ranks just as high as racism and sexism in the office. Fighting ageism is all about fighting personal beliefs and attitudes about what older people are capable of. Most of the time, when older people are actually out looking for a job, they are just as proficient as people far younger than them, but perhaps much wiser, making them an incredibly valuable asset to most companies. For older people in the workplace, changing people’s minds might entirely be up to you. Here are 5 ways to fight age discrimination in the workplace.