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1 in 6 employees is also a family caregiver. Learn how to support & retain them.
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Experienced workers are a critical component of a high-performing workforce
Trend of different generations in the workplace continues to rise
A new study from AARP and ReACT on supportive policies for employee caregiver
Benchmark the age-friendliness of your talent strategies and corporate culture
AARP is committed to raising awareness of the unique value experienced workers bring to the table in any organization. You know that a diverse and inclusive workforce is more than just a box to check. Study after study show that diversity of thought is critical to business success. You also know that the workforce is aging – by 2022, workers 50+ will make up 35% of the labor market. You need solid business strategies to help you build a strong talent pipeline and cultivate an engaged, high-performing workforce.
AARP can help. We are uniquely positioned to provide both expertise and access to 50+ job seekers through our Employer Pledge and Virtual Career Fairs. We’ve also created tools and conducted research designed to help you evaluate your current practices and provide a view into what other organizations are doing to recruit and retain this valuable cohort.
Sign the AARP Employer Pledge and learn how it can help you source top talent
Connect with experienced workers looking for full and part-time work at our annual Virtual Career Fair. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information
If you’d like AARP to present on topics related to the aging workforce or the competitive advantage older workers bring, email email@example.com to request
Shrink the Skills Gap with 50+ Workers
Why Volunteer Experience Matters
Determining the Return on Investment
Supportive Policies for Employee Caregivers
Supporting Working Caregivers
Case Studies of Promising Practices
The Surprising Truth About Older Workers
Here’s one: Their strengths can make them the most valuable people in the office
Reflections on Job Quality
Paul Osterman of the MIT Sloan School of Management reflects on the changes in job quality over the last two decades
Caregiving Is the New Normal
Family caregivers are as likely to be employed as non-caregivers. How can you better support employee family caregivers?
Learning - The Last Mile
Mary McCarthy of the New America Foundation explores how to develop a learning infrastructure that serves workers of all ages
3 Tips for Fine-Tuning Your Social Media Recruiting Strategy
5 Smart Reasons to Hire Workers 50+
Hiring the Long-Term Unemployed: Handbook
Hiring the Long-Term Unemployed: Tool Kit
More than likely, your company offers a smorgasbord of employee benefits. But are they the right kind to attract the 50+ job candidate?
Determining ROI for Caregiving Benefits
Employer Solutions for Working Caregivers
Flexible Work Attracts Older Workers
Benchmark the age-friendliness of your management strategies and corporate culture against those of similar organizations
Three Generations, Three Different Retirements
Fact Sheet: America’s Aging Workforce
National study of adults ages 35-64 find that nearly 4 in 10 may try to find a new job in 2016 citing more money as the leading reason for looking
A national survey of working Americans ages 50-64 on continuing to work for pay post-retirement as well as their current careers and retirement plans
Contrary to conventional wisdom, older Americans are fueling (not draining) the nation's economic growth and business opportunities
Through a series of infographics, AARP Research presents several key Gen X metrics, including demographics, financial behavior, health status, technological skills, etc
Lessons Learned for Older Workers
A selective review of public workforce development programs with a special emphasis on their importance to older Americans
The New Reality of Work and Family
Family caregiving concerns will have a growing impact on both workers and workplaces due to the aging of the population
Health Insurance and Work
This fact sheet examines the health insurance status of workers age 50-64 and the sources of their insurance
Staying Ahead of the Curve
These studies provide in-depth look at workers ages 45-74, their reasons for working, challenges faced, and ideal work environment
Workers ages 65 and older are substantially more likely than those ages 25 to 64 to work part-time
After the passage of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, older workers continue to face unfair treatment by employers
The Changing Faces of America's Workers
This fact sheet looks at America's labor force over the past several decades
Older Worker Employment in the EU and USA
The European Union has far outpaced the growth of older-worker employment in the United States
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