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Why Aren't There More Middle-Aged Women in the Workplace?

Joanne McKinney, CEO at brand transformation company, Burns Group, discusses the dearth of middle-aged women in the ad business and why it's detrimental to the industry's progression.

"Age is just a number," said the irrepressible, now-85-year-old legendary British actress, Joan Collins. "It's totally irrelevant unless, of course, you happen to be a bottle of wine." 

A nice sentiment, but is it really true? Probably not, if you speak to any number of women over the age of 40, across any number of industries. A study undertaken by the National Bureau of Economic Research found that "the résumés of older women…to continue reading please subscribe now

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