Phoenix Group cuts 'energetic' from job adverts to attract older applicants

'Enthusiastic' need not apply

Jenna Brown
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Phoenix Group cuts 'energetic' from job adverts to attract older applicants

Phoenix Group has cut words such as "enthusiastic" and "energetic" from its job adverts in a bid to encourage more applications from older workers.

First reported in the Daily Telegraph and covered by the BBC, the insurance group said the words could put off older people from applying for jobs they would be suited to. It said older workers often...

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