Posts Tagged 'Older workers'

Spicing up the Workplace

Photo 57 (2)Retention Strategies for Seasoned Workers It makes good business sense to recruit, hire and (do your best to) retain workers as a part of your company’s culture. Over time, the experience one gets from extended training results in an extremely knowledgeable, highly skilled, seasoned employee that could be one of your most essential resources.

You may never be able to calculate the vast amount of knowledge one seasoned professional holds, or replace it with just one employee if that person leaves your organization.
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Too Old to Get a Job!?

Several sources state that people who are 40 or older represent 48% of the United States workforce. This is great news for those of us who are considered older Americans. The number of workers 55 and older is expected to increase to 20% by the year 2020, which will represent 1 out of 5 people employed. The idea that I can’t get a job because I’m too old or that employers want to hire younger people is not necessarily true. So what is an ‘old person’ to do? Continue reading ‘Too Old to Get a Job!?’

Don’t Let Grey Make You Blue

will-s-0209Getting older and getting back into the game.

Let’s face it; none of us are getting any younger. But the topsy-turvy nature of the current economy has left more of an indelible mark on members of the baby boomer generation than any other group. Continue reading ‘Don’t Let Grey Make You Blue’


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