Emilie Bargues is a PhD candidate in Management at the Laboratory of the Economy & Sociology of Work (LEST), Université Aix-Marseille II. Her PhD advisor is Ariel Mendez, Management Professor at Université de la Méditerranée and director of LEST. Emilie investigates socialization practices in small and medium-sized organizations. In addition, Ms. Bargues is also a research fellow at CEREQ, a public research center focused on skills and employment, associated with ESC-Clermont Business School. To date, Emilie has contributed to the book Au risque de l’évaluation (On the risk of evaluation) edited by M.C. Bureau and E. Marchal, in which she co-authored the chapter “How small companies value older workers’ employment.” She is now working on several research contracts with CEREQ. One of the research reports stemming from these contracts has been published by the Center of Employment Studies (CEE): Age management and knowledge transfer in small and medium-sized companies in Auvergne (in French), Rapport de Recherche du CEE, n°17.