The age difference: How to foster wellbeing and performance in older workers

This paper is a starting point for people who want to deepen their awareness regarding the ageing workforce and reflect on what their organisations could be doing differently.

Published: 04 Apr 2023
File type: PDF
File size: 1.3 MB
Length: 12 pages
Reading level: Medium

What it contains

Workforces are more diverse than ever, and people of all ages need to work productively together.

Key takeaways

  • Seek to understand the unique needs of older workers and how to support their mental health and wellbeing.
  • Boost workforce engagement by implementing initiatives to recruit older workers into well designed jobs, creating an age-inclusive environment and supporting people as they navigate a path to retirement.
  • Challenge stereotypes and beliefs about generational differences fuelled by myths.
  • Embrace the opportunities that benefit of ageing workers.