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    7 Guidelines for Engaging and Accommodating Your Older Staff

    By: Ruth Crocker

    Baby boomers make up about one-third of the U.S. workforce and for the first time in several generations, there are not enough younger workers to replace them. Key industries,  will be forced by labor shortages to rethink employee retention and how best to ensure health and safety by adjusting equipment and the work environment.

    The following are guidelines for employers who want to maximize the working environment for their most valuable asset: the reliable, responsible, loyal, conscientious, co-operative, collaborative, wise older worker.


    It’s Not Difficult Once You’ve Spotted the Behaviors

    Getting along with coworkers mostly means minding your own business; however, there are some coworkers who need a little “handling.” It’s not difficult once you’ve spotted the behaviors.


    Three Strategies to Help You Build a Thriving Company

    There are many benefits to running a home business. Having a strategic plan in place is essential to the overall success and effectiveness of your business.


    Our actions seem to say “no.” In fact, not caring seems to be an epidemic. Nowhere is our caring deficit more apparent than in the workplace and marketplace. And it has major consequences.


    From classic board games like Trivial Pursuit to iconic TV game shows such as Jeopardy and Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, Americans love the mental challenge and exhilaration of participating in trivia contests. Trivia game shows are irresistible opportunities to test our intellectual prowess and demonstrate knowledge. However, while most people consider trivia a hobby or a playful way to pass idle time, trivia can be far more than just fun and games.


    The “Two-Pizza” Rule

         Your organization is forming a new task force, cross-functional team, focus group — whatever you want to call it. And as usual, it’s time for the never-ending quest to “loop people in.”


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