Mature Age strategy resources
If you are just starting on a mature age workforce strategy, or you need more guidance or resources, we recommend the following toolkits:
The Investing in Experience Tool Kit is a one stop practical guide for employing people over 45 years of age. It provides practical help for your business or organisation to assess the demographics of your workforce, to identify and address potential skill and knowledge gaps, and to recruit and retain experience staff. The kit includes a mature age employment self-assessment tool, action plan template, recruitment tips, check lists, case studies and practical suggestions to retain mature-age staff.
The National Seniors Productive Ageing Centre’s Age Management Toolkit is designed for each employer to tailor the best age management initiatives according to an organisation’s individual strategic goals, its size and age profile.
As there are many and significant differences within and between organisations, employers, employees and across various sectors, there is no ‘one-size-fits-all’ solution.
The toolkit comprises evidence-based information, resources, guidelines and good practice examples that have been sourced from a wide range of leading national and international agencies and expert bodies specialising in the fields of employment, management and workforce ageing.
Mature workers matter a great deal. They make up approximately 70% of the sector workforce; without them the sector would be in crisis. This online resource is designed to support organisations to address the critical issue of retaining and keeping workers in good health and free of injury as they age.
Report from National Seniors with economic analysis of the contribution of mature age Australians.
Manager Flexibility Toolkit – How to create successful, engaged and productive flexible teams. A highly practical document from the Workplace Gender Equality Agency.
Sky News interview with Juliet Bourke, Deloitte and Emma Walsh, Mums@Work – experts on workplace flexibility.