Executive Roundtable: Facing and Embracing the New Longevity

90-minute Workshops

Day 2

Session Code: S6-A
When: April 17, 2019
Location/Room: 102 DEF
Level: Advanced
Track: D&I Strategy
Presenters: Carol Evans, Working Mother Media  |  Jeff Tidwell, Next For Me  |  Mary Jo Schifsky, GenSync LLC
Prerequisite: Five-plus years in the D&I or HR field


Do labor shortages and skill gaps keep you up at night? There’s a deep talent pool right under your nose. Reframing your company’s expectations and attitudes toward older workers will pay dividends for years to come. Learn why retention of older workers is good for your bottom line and how to maximize the productivity of this powerful workforce.

In this interactive session, we will share surprising strategies and new policies that you can implement to excite and engage your pre-retirement workers. We will look at bridging the intergenerational gap, from baby boomers to the newest Gen Z and everyone in between, to maximize true workability between generations. Participants will workshop and share best practices to transform your pre-retiree workforce.

Learning Outcomes
  1. Dispel myths and misperceptions about aging workers
  2. Learn how to apply the power of flex to maximize your aging workforce
  3. Make the business case for a diverse, intergenerational workforce

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