Economic uncertainty, increased longevity, and changing perceptions of aging have dramatically changed how Americans view retirement. The majority of workers expect to keep working in some capacity beyond their retirement age. What does that mean for your workplace? How will you need to adjust to an aging staff – or lead teams that blend younger and older workers with differing needs, expectations, and agendas? How will Vermont and America’s changing demographics affect productivity and the bottom line? This seminar will help you understand the dynamics of an aging workplace – and how to manage people in all stages of life.
- Appreciate the characteristics of normal, successful aging.
- Understand the economic, legal, and social policy background against which the U.S. labor force is aging.
- Discuss the labor market dynamics facing older workers and employers.
- Identify the issues confronting managers and leaders regarding the employment of older workers.
- Understand the impact of “age” on work role.
- Outline necessary changes in human resource policies and practices with respect to aging workers.
Who Should Attend:
- Business leaders, managers, presidents, and CEOs
- Small-business owners and entrepreneurs
- Non-profit leaders and managers
- Human resource professionals
This is an interactive course. Feel free to bring plans, issues, and challenges regarding your workplace’s changing demographics. In addition, you will be introduced to, and discuss, strategies for managing aging employees – and guiding multigenerational teams toward collaboration and success.
- .75 CEUs
Seminar Fee Includes:
- All seminar materials
- Breakfast and lunch
- University of Vermont Certificate of Achievement