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MW08_Employment Opportunities  for  Mature Workers
MW08_Employment Opportunities  for  Mature Workers
MW08_Employment Opportunities  for  Mature Workers
MW08_Employment Opportunities  for  Mature Workers
MW08_Employment Opportunities  for  Mature Workers
MW08_Employment Opportunities  for  Mature Workers
MW08_Employment Opportunities  for  Mature Workers
MW08_Employment Opportunities  for  Mature Workers
MW08_Employment Opportunities  for  Mature Workers
MW08_Employment Opportunities  for  Mature Workers
MW08_Employment Opportunities  for  Mature Workers
MW08_Employment Opportunities  for  Mature Workers
MW08_Employment Opportunities  for  Mature Workers
MW08_Employment Opportunities  for  Mature Workers
MW08_Employment Opportunities  for  Mature Workers
MW08_Employment Opportunities  for  Mature Workers
MW08_Employment Opportunities  for  Mature Workers
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Barbara Jaworski B.Sc. MBA …

Barbara Jaworski B.Sc. MBA
Workplace Institute

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  • 1. Nov 7 , 2010 CAPLA Ottawa, ON Barbara Jaworski B.Sc. MBA Workplace Institute Bjaworski@workplaceinstitute.org 416- 470-0069 x 210 Employment Opportunities for Mature Workers
  • 2. 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
  • 3. 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
  • 4. International Approaches • Marginalization / relegation • Integration / reintegration • Maintenance • Rejection / maintenance
  • 5. Response to global recession Priority Employment Areas Local Employment Coordinators Help for redundant workers Jobs Expos www.keepaustraliaworking.gov.au
  • 6. 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
  • 7. Employment services Centrelink JSCI Assessment Centrelink JSCI Assessment Job Services Australia Job Services Australia Stream 1 J Stream 2 J Stream 3 Job Capacity Assessment Job Capacity Assessment Disability Employment Services Disability Employment Services Stream 4 www.centrelink.gov.au
  • 8. Job Services Australia • assistance tailored to individual need • Employment Pathway Plan • Employment Pathway Fund • emphasis on skills training and meeting the needs of employers www.deewr.gov.au
  • 9. 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 www.deewr.gov.au
  • 10. • 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 www.deewr.gov.au
  • 11. • 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 www.deewr.gov.au/experienceplus
  • 12. Career Advice Career planning—results in a plan of action to achieve goals Résumé appraisal—advice on résumé development and presentation
  • 13. 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
  • 14. 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
  • 15. 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
  • 16. 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
  • 17. Plan For The Future- Now!

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