Managing The Older Worker

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Avoiding unconscious age bias

The secret to managing older workers is not really a secret at all. It is to treat them as you would anyone else. However, problems can arise when older workers do not perform as required and this video shows you how to handle that situation and also how to make the most of the experience which older workers can offer.

Summary of learning messages

  • Treat everyone the same, regardless of age
    Apply the same performance management principles to everyone equally

  • Don’t make assumptions about capabilities
    It’s a mistake to believe in stereotypes relating to age

  • Get to know all your people
    Find out about their hopes, desires and interests.

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