As you stay longer and older in your job, “will you continue be an asset”? Or “liability”? As you get older you will eventually become less productive and too expensive to maintain by the company.
Most companies think that the older employees are more costly and less productive, while the younger, new employee cost cheaper and more productive. No matter how much you have helped and contributed to the company in the past, business always dictate to hire the younger, less costly, more productive employees so the company is able to survive and stay competitive.

Have you ever heard of?

Lay-offs/Downsizing/Right-sizing, early retirement/Redundancy

When this happen, are you ready? Do you have a back up plan?