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Do any of you lot worry about agism in the industry? I'm about 5yrs in and thinking about this more and more. Noticed thay most my colleagues, in mutliple agencies, were about my age with 5yrs give or take each way. Its obviously not a new industry, so either people were getting out of it by 35 or not many of them were getting hired past then. Been tellling myself ill learn to code one day to future proof but I've done fuck all so far. Anyone else planning for the future or am I being paranoid?

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Not paranoid. I feel the same way. My thoughts of it are as long as you can keep up with the times/ new offerings/ changes in the industry being “too old” shouldn’t be an issue. Our generation is the pioneers of digital advertising and I hope that will be valuable to some degree.

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