O'Reilly logo

Managing the Older Worker: How to Prepare for the New Organizational Order by Bill Novelli, Peter Cappelli

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

4

art

Confronting Ageism

As we saw earlier, older people want to work. Employers generally have positive things to say about their own older workers and see them as a source of advantage for their business. The evidence in chapter 2 shows definitively that they perform better on virtually every relevant measure of performance, and cost differences are at best trivial. And as we saw in chapter 3, keeping older workers engaged longer, even if in different arrangements, is a necessary part of the solution to retaining knowledge; and hiring new ones offers the just-in-time workforce that employers say they need. Given this overwhelming business case, ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required