Work Life

Aging Workforce and Adapting to Change

Keeping/adding older workers is good for business

Change comes in different forms and shapes. At a workplace, this change might be in the form of people getting older. When your workforce is getting older, there is a perceived need for them to retire/move on to make way for the new and the young. But is this justified?

Older people may have spent years and years with an organization. Not only have they given a lot to the organization, they have skills and experience younger workers may not have. Studies have shown that older workers are more dedicated to their job than younger people, and that their experience, skills and maturity far outweighs potential problems ....