Surveys

Workforce50.com Collaborates with The Harvard Digital Lab for the Social Sciences (DLABSS)

I’m thrilled to announce that Workforce50.com will be collaborating with The Harvard Digital Lab for the Social Sciences. As the publisher of Workforce50.com, I already know the great value of our readership and visitor demographic, those folks generally in mid to late career or, roughly speaking, age 50 and up. But it’s great to know that, as a member of our demographic, our views and opinions are not only valued highly, but actually sought out. This is why I have decided to…
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Thoughts or Feedback on Poll Results?

The most recent poll taken on Workforce50.com yielded some interesting responses. When asked about the most important component of a job, our 50+ audience is pretty evenly split between pay and benefits and the work being interesting and challenging. Actually, the work being interesting and challenging is ever-so-slightly ahead in the polls but statistically not enough to distinguish percentage points. Both received just about 30% of the vote. So what does that say? It seems to indicate that older workers…
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Small Companies more beneficial to Older Workers

Results of the latest Workforce50.com employer survey indicate that older workers may find greater satisfaction working for a smaller company of less than 50 employees rather than larger companies having more than 1000 employees.  It seems that smaller organizations not only value diversity in their ranks but they do actively recognize age as an element of diversity.  Interestingly, the perception that a company is age-friendly is very strong for the small companies responding, 86%, even though not all of these…
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