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    08_Barbara Jaworski 08_Barbara Jaworski Presentation Transcript

    • Nov 7 , 2010 CAPLA Ottawa, ON Barbara Jaworski B.Sc. MBA Workplace Institute [email_address] 416- 470-0069 x 210 Employment Opportunities for Mature Workers
    • The Best Employers Award for 50 Plus Canadians ™ Recognizes and rewards innovative and/or effective programs or initiatives within organizations that lead the way in best practices with 50 Plus workers while achieving organizational goals
    • The Best Employers Award for 50 Plus Canadians ™ Some Previous Winners: Seven Oaks Hospital Home Depot RBC Metasoft Systems Avis Rent A Car Merck Frosst Statistics Canada Catholic Children’s Aid Society City of Calgary
    • International Approaches
      • Marginalization / relegation
      • Integration / reintegration
      • Maintenance
      • Rejection / maintenance
    • Response to global recession Priority Employment Areas Local Employment Coordinators Help for redundant workers Jobs Expos www.keepaustraliaworking.gov.au
    • Mature age workers
      • unemployment rate for mature age people is around 2.8 per cent, compared to 11.5 per cent for those aged 15-24
      • average duration of unemployment for mature age people is 61 weeks, compared to 22 weeks for people aged 15-24
      • around 60 000 mature age job seekers are classified as discouraged workers
    • Employment services www.centrelink.gov.au Centrelink JSCI Assessment Job Services Australia Stream 1 J Stream 2 J Stream 3 Job Capacity Assessment Disability Employment Services Stream 4
      • Job Services Australia
      • assistance tailored to individual need
      • Employment Pathway Plan
      • Employment Pathway Fund
      • emphasis on skills training and meeting the needs of employers
      • Help to start a small business
      • New Enterprise Incentive Scheme—assistance to help a job seeker establish a new small business
      • Australian Apprenticeships
      • Payment incentives to remove barriers and to encourage up-skilling of adult workers through an apprenticeship
      • Disability Employment Services
      • immediate access, no waiting list
      • ongoing support in the workplace
      • Employment Assistance Fund
        • workplace assessments, modifications and adjustments
        • sign language interpreting
        • disability awareness training
        • specialist support for learning disability or mental health
      • Helping mature age workers
      • make informed career decisions
      • successful transition into new roles
      • keep their job if it is at risk
      • increase their capacity to supervise or mentor apprentices and trainees
    • Career Advice Career planning—results in a plan of action to achieve goals Résumé appraisal—advice on résumé development and presentation
    • Job Transition Support Support through Job Services Australia to help construction and manufacturing workers move to less physically demanding roles www.deewr.gov.au/experienceplus
    • On the Job Support Intensive support to help a person who is at risk of losing their job due to a health condition, injury or disability www.deewr.gov.au/experienceplus
    • Experience+ Training $4950 training grants for employers to increase the capacity of mature age workers to supervise or mentor apprentices and trainees www.deewr.gov.au/experienceplus
    • WORKPLACE INSTITUTE 45+ ENGAGEMENT MODEL Financial Guidance Cycling Retirement Communication Total health Worklife Balance Meaning Flexibility Training Career Development Adaptation Equal Opportunity Recognition Motivation Productivity ENGAGEMENT Profitability
    • Plan For The Future- Now!