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Aging and
Employment


 -Sejal Magia
OVERVIEW

•   Reasons for Re-entering
•   Benefits for hiring old people
•   Ways to attract re-entering old people
•   Ho...
Reasons for re-entering the
           job market

•   Marriage
    Lay – offs
•
•   Returning to work after retirement
• ...
Benefits of hiring old people

               •Dedicated workforce
               •Punctuality
               •Honesty
   ...
Benefits of hiring old people
        continued…
              •Organizational skills
              •Efficiency and   the
...
Ways to attract re-entering old
            people

                •Create  non-traditional
                recruiting st...
Ways to attract re-entering old
    people continued…

               •Combat negative
               stereotypes
        ...
Ways to retain old people

             •Job sharing
             •Part time employment
             •Compressed work week...
Ways to retain old people
      continued…

                   – term projects or
            •Short
            special a...
CONCLUSION
Thank You
Any Questions????
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  1. 1. Aging and Employment -Sejal Magia
  2. 2. OVERVIEW • Reasons for Re-entering • Benefits for hiring old people • Ways to attract re-entering old people • How to retain them • Conclusion
  3. 3. Reasons for re-entering the job market • Marriage Lay – offs • • Returning to work after retirement • Returning to work after major sickness • Coming back after raising a child
  4. 4. Benefits of hiring old people •Dedicated workforce •Punctuality •Honesty •Detail-oriented, focused and attentive •Good listeners •Pride in a job well done
  5. 5. Benefits of hiring old people continued… •Organizational skills •Efficiency and the confidence •Maturity •Setting an example •Communication skills •Reduced labor costs
  6. 6. Ways to attract re-entering old people •Create non-traditional recruiting strategies •Think options and flexibility •Consider “out of the box” benefits
  7. 7. Ways to attract re-entering old people continued… •Combat negative stereotypes •Advertisement •Open houses •Invite old retirees •Flextime •Information seminars
  8. 8. Ways to retain old people •Job sharing •Part time employment •Compressed work week •Job rotation •Mentoring
  9. 9. Ways to retain old people continued… – term projects or •Short special assignments •Reduced hours •Training •Promote opportunities for older workers to update their skills
  10. 10. CONCLUSION
  11. 11. Thank You Any Questions????

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