Joe Flood replied to the topic What If the Workplace Had More 70-Somethings? Because It Will… in the forum Human Resources 7 years, 4 months ago
There will be no meetings after 3 PM 😉
But, seriously, I’ve worked with people in their 70s before. There are plenty of jobs that require the wisdom, patience and experience that older people have. For example, you’d want your agency leadership to have those skills. They don’t need to keep up with tweeting or anything else. They need to concentrate on the big picture and not be distracted by the ADD world of social media.
These older employees are also the keepers of an agency’s culture – they reinforce what is good and discourage the bad. They teach new employees what the agency is all about and hopefully maintain ethical standards.
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