Booths gives older workers choice to stay

May 2009
People Management;5/21/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 11, p10
The article reports that Booths, a supermarket chain, is encouraging older employees to extend their career by introducing a life audit pre-retirement course. The life audit provides information on finance, health and personal achievement and shows the benefits of continuing work against those of retirement. Human resource (HR) director Diane Pickup emphasized the importance of retaining workers who exhibited good customer service. According to Janet Harrison of Creative Academy, they designed the program to be proactive and empowering.


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