Working Longer: New Strategies for Managing, Training, and Retaining Older Employees by William J. RothwellWorking Longer: New Strategies for Managing, Training, and Retaining Older Employees by William J. Rothwell

Working Longer: New Strategies for Managing, Training, and Retaining Older Employees

byWilliam J. Rothwell, Harvey Sterns, Diane Spokus

Paperback | July 7, 2008

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While many employers have traditionally viewed their younger employees as their most precious assets, the truth is that their more seasoned workers are often their most valuable. Written by experts in the field of workforce education and the management of older workers, Working Longer gives recruiters, managers, and trainers the tools they need to nurture and empower these vital employees, such as: * creative strategies for recruiting retirees and developing a senior friendly workplace * career and performance management techniques for effectively motivating and engaging older workers * instructional design facilitation methods that will enable older workers to upgrade their skills. With compassion and wisdom, this is the only book that shows employers howto value, coach, and keep their most experienced people.
William J. Rothwell, Ph.D. (State College, PA), is Professor-in-Charge of a graduate program in Workforce Education and Development at Penn State University. Diane Spokus (University Park, PA) is an adjunct instructor at Penn State University. Joel Reaser (Arlington, VA) is S. V. P. at the National Older Worker Career Center. Harvey St...
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Title:Working Longer: New Strategies for Managing, Training, and Retaining Older EmployeesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.68 inPublished:July 7, 2008Publisher:AmacomLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:081447392X

ISBN - 13:9780814473924

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"The book is well researched and identifies key issues whilst also suggesting practical solutions to these. Whereas much talent literature identifies younger employees as key assets, the authors of this book suggest that more seasoned workers are equally as valuable and need to be nurtured and empowered." - Emerald Journal: Industrial and Commercial Training (UK) "