To foster a balanced and healthy labor force in a world where we both live and work longer, organizations must understand how to create a fulfilling working environment, not only for young adults, but also the rising older generations of employees.
The population has never been more fit for work than it is today. We live longer, we are healthier and many of us are fortunate of having employers that try their best to create an employee support system that emphasizes better working conditions and a healthier work-life balance.
There are clear benefits to employers of retaining older generations of employees and keeping them engaged. In fact, older generations of employees may actually be more adept in their role because of the expertise they have gained; they often have highly developed communication skills and can confidently solve problems, handle tricky situations and contribute well in teams.
So how can you as an employer or manager make sure you create a fulfilling workplace environment for these highly experienced employees? And what do these generations value in their workplace? Read our insights in the infographic below.