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17July, 2019

Postcard from The Age Diversity Forum – Age Diversity for Retention of Key Skills

July 17th, 2019|Categories: News|

OUR LATEST 'POSTCARD' Hello All, here's the latest in our new series of 'Postcards from'.....to highlight values and benefits of an age diverse workforce. Retention of key skills and talent is a matter of concern for all industry sectors, and to give support, we have a huge employability module dedicated to this area. This video 'snippet', highlights just one area of motivation and development that ensure staff engagement and high performance output. We'll be sending a new 'Postcard' each week, so please keep 'em peeled for more! As always, we appreciate your comment/feedback so please send to [email protected] Thanks All! #championagediversity https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FZgqNzvnzyA

10July, 2019

Postcard from The Age Diversity Forum – Keeping in touch with Communities

July 10th, 2019|Categories: News|

Here's the third in our new series of 'Postcards from'.....to highlight values and benefits of an age diverse workforce. Without exception, we hear from organisations about the importance of community engagement. Applying a focus towards age diversity enables many positive aspects within the workplace environment, as well as extending to, and reflecting, external communities. We'll be sending a new 'Postcard' each week, so please keep them peeled for more! As always, we appreciate your comment/feedback so please send to [email protected] Thanks All! #championagediversity https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mbxJx8rHL54

4July, 2019

Are you too old to be an Engineer?

July 4th, 2019|Categories: News|

The Age Diversity Forum’s Ops Director, Paul Owen, has contributed again to the older worker debate, this time, in the sector of tech and engineering, with an article from Dea Birkett for IET. And once again we find ourselves being the ‘myth busters’, as you will see in the following article, the (wrongly!) perceived notion that tech is just for the millennials. In fact, there is huge potential for tech and engineering organisations, to benefit from an age diverse focus: to blend technology and know-how; to retain key skills; to attract experienced talent; to expand market share and reflect a broadening customer base; to instil positive staff values that nurture and highlight improved performance; and to design for the age ‘global mega trend’. There is a specific mention of coding being age restrictive, well, The Age Diversity Forum is pushing the boundaries via it’s position on the D&I Advisory Board [...]

3July, 2019

The Age Diversity Forum ‘Postcard’ Series – Age Diversity improves Performance

July 3rd, 2019|Categories: News|

We're running a new series of 'Postcards from'.....to highlight values and benefits of an age diverse workforce. Here's the second, showing how a focus towards a diverse workforce leads to improved performance. We'll be sending a new 'Postcard' each week, so please keep them peeled for more! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6aA-vyZaDM4&t=1s