A recent MetLife/Civic Ventures survey shows that half of 44- to 70-year-olds who don't have encore careers would like to pursue them. Yet they face a number of obstacles-financial, physical and legal-that may prevent them from re-entering the workforce. What can your organization do to leverage the experience, enthusiasm and dedication of these workers-and make it a win-win situation for your organization?
Between 5.3 million and 8.4 million people are already are involved in encore careers, according to Peter D. Hart Research Associates. Most of those already in encore careers work in education, health care, government, nonprofit organizations and for-profits that serve the public good. In a stagnant economy, many of these potential workers can no longer rely on social security, home sales, or retirement income. Join us for this hour of learning how social responsibility and smart workforce planning can go hand in hand, and how this partnership can benefit all involved.