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.


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.