7 Guidelines for Engaging and Accommodating Your Older Staff
By: Ruth Crocker
Baby boomers make up about one-third of the U.S. workforce and for the first time in several generations, there are not enough younger workers to replace them. Key industries, will be forced by labor shortages to rethink employee retention and how best to ensure health and safety by adjusting equipment and the work environment.
The following are guidelines for employers who want to maximize the working environment for their most valuable asset: the reliable, responsible, loyal, conscientious, co-operative, collaborative, wise older worker.