Could Your Best New Hire Be a "Recareering" Boomer?

By 2012, the group of workers ages 55 and older will grow to 19.1 percent of the total workforce, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. In some cases, the assumption has been that this group will retire, causing both a "Brain drain" and a labor shortage for business. Some surveys suggest that the baby boomers will work longer than previous generations and perhaps in completely different professions. Onboarding and retaining a person who is shifting careers midlife requires a focus on their skills, not their previous job title. This paper describes about the various options available to select the right kind of an individual for the right kind of job in this multi-tasking age.

Provided by: Crain Communications Topic: Software Date Added: Dec 2005 Format: HTML

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