Valuing the Older Worker
Value of WisdomAn online search defines value as:
"the importance, worth, or usefulness of something"What is the value of an older worker?
"While worry of “the robots taking over” has been a long-running fear for much of the older workforce, digital transformation could actually provide great opportunities for them to boost work performances and learn new skills."
Soft SkillsSoft skills are personal attributes that enable someone to interact effectively and harmoniously with other people. Yes, the older worker has these 'soft skill' assets:
- Communication skills
- Organizational skills
- Collaboration skills
- Community skills
- Industry knowledge
How does a 50+ aged individual apply these skills effectively? Add new learnings to this mix and you have the workings of value.