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Hiring the Older Worker or Baby Boomer |Pacific Northwest B2B CFO

30 May 2014—Center's research is mentioned on www.pnwb2bcfo.com by Dan Jackson.

Even in today’s improving economy with April unemployment of 6.3% at the lowest level since it was at 6.1% in September 2008, employers are still reporting a healthy response of qualified applicants to management level job posting ads. ...

Human resources managers in one SHRM (Society for Human Research Management) study reported that when they’re hired, older workers serve as mentors, embrace a strong work ethic and take their jobs seriously. According to a 2009 report from the Sloan Center on Aging & Work, hiring managers gave older employees high marks for loyalty, reliability and productivity. In other words, they can provide their employers with a competitive advantage in a tough marketplace.

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