The Response of Canadian Public and Private Sector Human Resource Professionals to the Challenge of the Aging Workforce

Armstrong-Stassen, Marjorie; Templer, Andrew J.
September 2006
Public Personnel Management;Fall2006, Vol. 35 Issue 3, p247
Academic Journal
Upper-level HR managers in 493 public and private sector organizations provided information about the extent to which their organization is actively engaging in HR activities directed at recruiting and retaining older managerial and professional employees. Currently, 50 percent or more of the organizations are not engaging in 14 of the 20 HR practices although greater use of these practices is expected in the future. Public sector and larger organizations were more likely to be engaging in practices designed to meet the challenge of the aging workforce than private sector and smaller organizations.


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