SHRM Foundation Releases "Investing in Older Workers" DVD

Sep 10, 2014
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ALEXANDRIA, Va.,— As part of its Aging Workforce Project, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Foundation recently released the “Investing in Older Workers” DVD, an educational video demonstrating how one organization is cultivating a culture of respect for older workers.

In March 2014, SHRM and the SHRM Foundation launched the Aging Workforce project, a three-year national initiative highlighting the value of older workers through original research and analysis of HR practices to educate businesses about the implications of retiring Baby Boomers in the workplace.

In the “Investing in Older Workers” DVD, a 20-minute film featuring narration by Wayne Cascio, the SHRM Foundation travels to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Maryland to learn about their efforts to attract, engage and retain mature workers. The NIH ranked first in the AARP-SHRM Best Employers for Workers over 50 award, making NIH the only Federal agency to achieve this distinction.

The DVD was produced with support from AARP and a grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.

The “Investing in Older Workers” DVD is the thirteenth video in the SHRM Foundation film series. Additionally, the DVD is available with subtitles in Spanish, German, Korean, Chinese and English.

To watch the “Investing in Older Workers” video, visit: http://www.shrm.org/about/foundation/products/pages/investing-in-older-workers-dvd.aspx

Media: For more information or to request a copy of the DVD, contact Laura Ambrosio of SHRM Public Affairs at 703-535-6273 and Laura.Ambrosio@shrm.org or Kate Kennedy at 703-535-6260 and Kate.Kennedy@shrm.org. Follow us on Twitter @SHRMPress.

About the SHRM Foundation

The SHRM Foundation was founded in 1966 as a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). The SHRM Foundation advances global HR knowledge and practice by providing thought leadership and educational support, and by sponsoring, funding and driving the adoption of cutting-edge, actionable and evidence-based research. Visit www.shrm.org/Foundation and follow us on Twitter @SHRMFoundation.

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