Experienced Workforce Initiative (EWI) of Western North Carolina supports and promotes the engagement of adults age 50+ in the volunteer and workforce continuum.
Why should a tech company hire a 59-year old?
Older Candidates Have Soft Skills
"With the older candidate comes a whole host of valuable “soft skills,” such as problem-solving, change management, and managing others. And jettison the stereotype of the older worker who can’t adapt to new technology: These individuals have seen a lot of technological change in the past 20 years, they have adapted, and they continue to learn."