The month of May has been classified as Older Americans Month, according to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. So, who are the older workers? By 2030, people 65 years and older will outnumber children in the United States – for the first time in history. This is a huge implication for the future of work and for people’s capacity to retire in their mid-60s. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data shows that the percentage of older workers has been steadily increasing between 2011 and 2018, while in Europe, sources indicate that the working-age population may soon be outnumbered by citizens old enough to retire. Continue reading “Our Aging Population and the Workplace”
Always Unique, Totally Interesting, Sometimes Mysterious
There’s one market segment of potential employees in the United States that often go unnoticed by employers, and that’s odd because this segment of future employees/people is the third largest in the nation. Continue reading “Always Unique, Totally Interesting, Sometimes Mysterious”
An Employer’s Guide to Retention
The first Friday in March is designated as Employee Appreciation Day, a day reserved for employers to support and reward their workers.
However, if bosses wait until this day to thank or recognize employees, they may have a tough time keeping good employees on staff. Continue reading “An Employer’s Guide to Retention”