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What Matters to Older Workers?

Posted By Deb Silverberg On June 28, 2013 @ 11:10 am In Work | Comments Disabled

Infographic: What matters to older workers? [1]

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More baby boomers want to work longer and as demographics change, smart employers are seeing the value [2] of retaining and hiring workers over 50.

This Infographic [3] shows what’s important to 50+ workers, and how award winners [4] of AARP Best Employers for Workers Over 50, cosponsored by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), stack up in terms of offerings. Not surprisingly, flexibility topped the list of what matters — and that’s something that’s also valued by all generations.

Although Millennials are a way off from caregiving and ‘sandwich generation’ issues, we’re guessing that the younger three of today’s four-generation workforce wouldn’t turn down most benefits offered by our Best Employer winners.

Learn more about the awards program at www.aarp.org/bestemployers [5].

Looking for a job or thinking about a career change? Visit www.aarp.org/work [6] for job-hunting tips and resources [7] and encore career advice [8]. Get connected with employers who value experienced workers via Life Reimagined [9] for Work [9], or find information to help you start or grow a small business [10].

Employers: AARP’s Employer Resource Center [11] can help you build a business case to support a workplace that values all generations. Also learn about the Life Reimagined for Work [12] pledge program.

 

Also of Interest

 

See the AARP home page [16] for deals, savings tips, trivia and more


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[1] Image: http://blog.aarp.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/AARP-JOBS-INFO-full-size.pdf

[2] value: http://www.foxbusiness.com/personal-finance/2013/05/01/older-workers-back-in-demand-as-employers-hunt-for-experience/

[3] Infographic: http://blog.aarp.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/pdf-AARP-JOBS-INFO_ONLINE-full.pdf

[4] award winners: http://www.aarp.org/work/on-the-job/info-06-2013/aarp-best-employers-winners-2013.html?cmp=SN-BLOG-DS

[5] www.aarp.org/bestemployers: http://www.aarp.org/work/employee-benefits/best_employers/?cmp=SN-BLOG-DS

[6] www.aarp.org/work: http://www.aarp.org/work

[7] resources: http://www.aarp.org/work/job-hunting/

[8] advice: http://www.aarp.org/work/working-after-retirement/?cmp=SN-BLOG-DS

[9] Life Reimagined: http://workreimagined.aarp.org/

[10] small business: http://www.aarp.org/ws/jobs-small-business-resources.html/?cmp=SN-BLOG-DS

[11] Employer Resource Center: http://www.aarp.org/work/employers/?cmp=SN-BLOG-DS

[12] Life Reimagined for Work: http://workreimagined.aarp.org/participating-companies/?cmp=SN-BLOG-DS

[13] Working Caregivers Need Government and Employers to Do a Better Job: http://blog.aarp.org/2013/06/26/sally-abrahms-why-employers-and-government-need-to-help-working-caregivers-more/

[14] Staying Ahead of the Curve 2013: AARP Multicultural Work and Career Study: http://www.aarp.org/work/on-the-job/info-01-2013/staying-ahead-curve-work.html?cmp=SN-BLOG-DS

[15] Join AARP: https://appsec.aarp.org/MSS/join/application?intcmp=AE-ENDART3-BL-MEM

[16] AARP home page: http://www.aarp.org/?intcmp=AE-ENDART3-BL-HP

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