Embracing experience

July 1, 2012

Embracing experience

There’s been much talk lately about a possible worker shortage as Alberta gears up for another economic upturn. It’s also been noted that a large portion of the current workforce is on the higher end of the age scale, as boomers – one of the largest demographics – close in on retirement. A recent 3 article series in the Edmonton Journal explores the issues of elderly workers and ‘ageism’, from both the employee and employer perspectives. It’s an interesting debate, and an important one. We thought we’d add our two cents by directing you to an article outlining 12 benefits of hiring older workers. Something to think about…. 

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