Mature Age Workers

Various studies have demonstrated that mature age workers add extra value to their organisations. The benefits of employing mature age workers include… Various studies have demonstrated that mature age workers add extra value to their organisations. The benefits of employing mature age workers include: * Mature age worker will increasingly match the client profile of customer-focused businesses as Australia’s population ages * Mature age workers are loyal to their employers, remaining with their current employer 2.4 times longer than younger workers * Mature age workers can be more adaptable to new conditions than younger employees and often initiate workplace changes * Mature age workers have as much desire to learn and experience new thing as their younger co-workers * The accumulated experience of mature age workers allow them to have a reduced risk of accident- related injuries and lower levels of absenteeism * Mature age workers’ corporate knowledge reflects an organisation’s learning, and their role in mentoring younger workers and transferring that knowledge may be critical to business sustainability * Mature age workers deliver higher quality performance, which encourages younger employees to improve * Mature age workers are often more flexible with their working hours and conditions, and they have good coping skills when working arrangements and situation change. * Most studies have found that mature age workers tend to be committed to their organisations and have high morale and positive feelings about their jobs. Source:Apprenticeships & Traineeships Automative Training Board NSW

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