Older Workers More Productive (As If You Didn’t Know)

Hiring managers who think that older workers are less productive than younger employees, wake up and read this. New research found that workers between the ages of 60 and 74 were actually more productive on average than their younger counterparts. Gary Burtless, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, used funding from the Social Security Administration to examine whether an aging workforce has dragged down worker productivity over the past 25 years. Contrary to what many employers may believe, “the …

Tell Us: How Do You Want to Volunteer?

AARP wants to know how you want to volunteer.