A crisis is looming: the baby boomer generation is reaching retirement age. Fears of their mass exodus from the workforce is featured in the headlines of many media outlets across the country.
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Never before have we had access to such a large pool of knowledge and experience. Instead of focusing on the looming mass exodus of boomers, it’s time for some innovations that emphasize ways organizations can retain older workers. Before we can do this, we need to learn the facts about aging and older workers.
This series will dispel myths about aging and older workers, provide examples of innovative retention strategies, and introduce businesses and organizations to additional strategies to retain older workers.
Additional Articles in This Series:
- The Truth about Older Workers
- How Does Aging Impact Our Career?
- Workforce Shortages: The BMW Solution
- Implementing workplace modifications strategies to retain workers
- Workforce Shortages: Technology Modifications
- Workforce Shortages: How do factors outside the workplace effect employee retention?