As a baby boomer myself and an experienced recruiting manager at a staffing and recruiting firm, I can certainly attest to the notion that Baby Boomers are a functioning viable workforce. So don’t give up on their valuable knowledge and experience. At one time the “seasoned” professional was viewed as the big catch, the person to target and recruit. In today’s fast-paced world, age and experience has lost it reverence. With almost 29% of the workforce still baby boomers and many of whom are underemployed or unemployed, it is time to look at reasons you want to hire them or keep them on your teams.
A recent article by Erin Engstrom in Glassdoor for Employers, https://tinyurl.com/zgrgvho. There are 6 reason listed Not to Overlook Baby Boomers.
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If your business is looking for new talent call Brookwoods Group, we know the right people available for your job. Consider a baby boomer as many of them are holding off on retirement. Add value to your team and keep an open mind.