Age is often overlooked as an element of diversity, equity and inclusion. However studies show a multigenerational workforce positively impacts the bottom line. The benefits of age diversity range from reduced employee turnover to higher employee engagement, productivity and profitability.
Organizations who intentionally create mixed-aged teams and foster a culture of inclusion are more likely to become employers of choice, which in a tight labor market provides a unique competitive advantage. To leverage the benefits of a multigenerational workforce, start with these three actions from Age-Inclusion Checklist.