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Disability Support Work is a growing profession that has experienced a significant increase in terms of jobs over the last 20 years. The healthcare and community sector employs over 1.8 million people and is expected to increase to over 2.0 million by 2025. This fast-growing sector now provides a myriad of career opportunities that can be rewarding both personally and professionally.
Research in New Zealand has shown that 59% of older workers are planning to keep working past retirement age. In order to stay competitive in a candidate-tight market, employers should consider ways to source the knowledge and experience of older workers. Here are 9 advantages of hiring the 50+ worker:
It is becomingly increasingly understood that encouraging diversity and promoting inclusion is not only valuable, but a commercially astute business decision. By harnessing a diverse range of talent, companies can build a stronger business and generate increased productivity through a more creative, committed and motivated workforce.