Mature age workers are valuable to business. They bring extensive life and work experience, knowledge and skills. They can also be a great resource for mentoring and coaching.
In a 2019 Survey of Employers’ Recruitment Experiences, recruiters stated mature age job seekers were successful in securing positions for:
- experience and knowledge (38%)
- employability skills (25%) such as reliability, maturity, good attitude, and work ethic
- technical skills and qualifications (21%)
This hub provides links to support employers wishing to recruit or retain mature age workers and provides support for mature age workers in their next career decision.