Type of Content: News

Subtype: Newspaper or Magazine Article

Resource Title: Age Old Story

Publication Title: The Point Magazine from Bridgepoint

Publish Date: May 2019 Issue 35

“… A skillful mix of younger and older workers can provide the optimal outcome – blending the dynamism and creativity exhibited by many newcomers with the experience and social skills of seasoned employees.

“There is emerging evidence that mixed-age teams can outperform both exclusively-young and exclusively-old groups,” says Paul Irving, chairman of the Milken Institute Center for the Future of Aging. “The first step to achieving this generational blending is to ditch the false assumptions that cause many firms to marginalise older workers or underinvest in them.”

Age Old Story