Resources

Encore Career Handbook

Comprehensive encore career guide by Encore.org VP Marci Alboher.

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Admin Coordinator

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Encore Talent Impact Study

Encore.org report on the impact of people in encore roles, with data from six nonprofits that engage encore talent.

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Admin Coordinator

The Art of Aging Podcast

The Art of Aging Podcast offers ideas, information and inspiration on how to improve our lives as we grow older.

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Noreen Willhelm

Becoming an Age-Friendly Workplace

This is a 34-minute recorded workshop on becoming an age-friendly employer, highlighting the benefits of older workers, refuting myths and stereotypes, and suggesting concrete stops and actions that employers can take.

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Janine Vanderburg

The Economic Impact of Age Discrimination (AARP)

AARP study explores the foregone economic growth that could be generated if employers address age discrimination through better hiring practices and workplace retention initiatives (2020).

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Michael Hare

Second Acts Toolkit

Action steps and resources for developing a more age-inclusive, intergenerational organization.

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Christine Stadler

List of Job Boards and Programs for Over 50+ Employment

This blog lists job boards and programs that deliberately target people age 50+, where experience is viewed as a plus.

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Janine Vanderburg

Promoting an Age Inclusive Workforce (OECD)

This report debunks several myths and demonstrates the positive impact of age diversity and inclusion on a firm’s long-term competitive growth and organizational resilience. It builds on a unique collaboration between OECD, AARP and the World Economic Forum, which has engaged more than 50 global employers – representing over 2 million employees and $1 trillion in annual revenue. The report presents evidence on promising approaches, practical examples and ideas for successful multigenerational workplaces and provides a checklist on what employers can do to support and sustain age-friendly workplaces.

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Michael Hare

The Economics of Longevity – A Special Report from The Economist

The key to unlocking the longevity dividend is to turn the over-65s into more active economic participants.

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Michael Hare

The Longevity Economy Outlook (AARP – 2018)

Details how people age 50 and older are fueling economic growth, stimulating jobs and creating opportunities for all. US 50+ GDP is 3rd largest economy in the world.

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Michael Hare

Age-Friendly Employers

A curated collection of resources for job seekers looking to identify age-friendly employers and for employers seeking to understand the business case.

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Doug Dickson

Hey, Boomer live show and podcast

A show for soon to be retired or already retired individuals, asking “What’s Next?”

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Hey, Boomer!

Age-Friendly Employers Guide – Age is Now a Strategic Imperative

The Age-Friendly Employers Guide, developed by The Encore Network, gathers 10 years of compelling research about the value of older workers into a single, easy-to-use resource.

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Doug Dickson

10 Tips for Spotting Age-Friendly Employers

Looking to identify employers who are serious about a mixed-age workforce? Use these 10 tips to determine the policies and practices that will help you make the call.

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Doug Dickson

Employers Guide to Engaging Older Workers

Compelling research over the past 10 years makes a compelling case for older workers. But many employers are not familiar with these findings. To close this gap, The Encore Network created the Employers Guide for Engaging Older Workers to bring information scattered across a variety of sources into a single, easy-to-use and actionable resource. Sponsored by the Age-Friendly Institute and AARP.

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Doug Dickson

10 Tips for Spotting Age-Friendly Employers

Offers a summary of ten attributes typically shared by employers committed to hiring and retaining older workers. This is a quick guide for people over 50 seeking to identify age-friendly employers.

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Doug Dickson