A whitepaper joint-authored by AARP Foundation and College for America at Southern New Hampshire University
Three Reasons to Invest in the Mature Workforce
Don't let your institutional knowledge retire with your baby boomers.
Frontline employees who have served in the workforce for decades are often not considered for upskilling and development because of their proximity to retirement relative to younger workers, and, in some cases, lack of technology savvy. Yet, a learning investment strategy that leaves out the baby boomer population may lead to missed opportunities. Baby boomers possess institutional knowledge and skills which businesses fear losing.
Education, particularly liberal arts higher education that focuses on building business and personal skills, can offer a cost effective way of continuing their development.
Read this paper to learn three reasons to consider investing in your mature frontline and hourly wage workers.