AARP The Magazine August/September, 2013, Article “You Should Hire this Guy”
This article by Nathaniel Reade focuses on the strengths that older workers offer to employers and outlines the hiring practices of the top ten employers honored with AARP’s 2013 Best Employers for Workers Over 50 Award.
HR Magazine August, 2013, Cover Article "Invest in Older Workers"
This article by Robert J. Grossman highlights best practices of several winning organizations of AARP’s 2013 Best Employers for Workers Over 50 Award.
Benefits for Older Workers
Article by Tamara Lytle in the March, 2012, issue of HR Magazine. It includes a long quote by AARP CEO, Barry Rand, highlighting his view that not enough corporate leaders today recognize the advantages of older workers as part of their diverse workforces. The article also includes best practices and quotes by senior executives of Scripps Health and the Rochester YMCA, two of AARP’s 2011 Best Employer Award winners.
Rand: Keep Experienced Workers from Walking Out the Door
February 1, 2012, opinion piece by AARP CEO, A. Barry Rand, on SHRM’s Diversity Discipline Web Page. Mr. Rand advises HR professionals to make a strong business case to their organizations’ top management for the need to retain and engage experienced older workers. He also outlines eight key elements of a solid older worker strategy that HR professionals should implement as soon as possible
Smart Employers Recognize that Keeping Mature Employees on Board is a Winning Strategy
February, 2012, article on the AARP Employer Resource Center Web Page. It explores several options HR professionals should consider to help them retain and engage older workers. Several other articles can be found on the same AARP web page.
Avoiding the Boomer Drain
November, 2011, HR Magazine column by SHRM CEO, Hank Jackson, describing the challenge for the U.S economy of impending retirements by older employees and the need for HR leadership to retain and attract these employees.
Will I Ever Work Again?
Article in November, 2011, AARP Bulletin
, with case studies of unemployed older workers and a section with tips by SHRM CEO, Hank Jackson, to improve older candidates’ chances of landing a job.
Five Ways to Prove Your Worth
November, 2011, AARP The Magazine piece on ways older workers can prepare themselves for today’s job market, including advice by Hank Jackson and a section on the winning organizations in AARP’s 2011 Best Employers for Workers over 50 Awards.