Succession planning, diversity, the new millennials. With the growing age of baby boomers, these have been the main focus of organizations, consultants and CEOs, said David E. Smith, Ph.D., the president and CEO of EASI·Consult®. What seems to be overlooked are the full implications of the aging workforce. What do older workers want? What about the decades of experience and knowledge they still have to offer organizations? How can they best be attracted and retained?
The Aging Workforce: Realities, Myths, and Implications for Organizations by Jerry W. Hedge, Walter C. Borman, and Steven E. Lammlein, examines common preconceptions about “the graying workforce.” Some are supported yet many are not. For example, in a reported survey by AARP, 69 percent of the respondents (ages 45 to 74) said they planned to work “into their retirement years.”
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