What Matters to Older Workers?

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


This  Inforgraphic shows what's important to 50+ workers, and how  award winners 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.

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

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

 

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