Wednesday, September 21, 2005

America�s Aging Workforce Posing New Opportunities and Challenges for Companies
[19 September 2005 - The Conference Board] Some 64 million baby boomers are poised to retire in large numbers by the end of this decade which is both a challenge and major opportunity for corporations, according to a report released today by The Conference Board. ... More older workers want to remain in their jobs for both personal fulfillment and financial reasons. In a related forthcoming study from The Conference Board, more than half (55 percent) of older employees surveyed said they were not planning to retire because they find their jobs interesting. Significantly, 74 percent also cited not having sufficient financial resources as a reason they were continuing to work, and 60 percent cited the need for medical benefits. ...


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