Seven steps to managing mature talent

by 09 Sep 2010

HR must be alert to the dangers of mature workers retiring and taking years of knowledge and experience with them, says Alison Monroe, director at SageCo

SageCo is Australia’s only ageing workforce specialist. Having

1 Do the maths: Crunch your numbers and make sure you have a

2 Assess the risks: Work out what your key risks are. Is it knowledge loss

3 Calculate the ROI: Your business case to implement any ageing

4 Find out who: Numbers are not enough. You now need to know who

5 Shift the mindset: Traditionally the work cycle has generally ended with

6 Provide a pathway: In many organisations

7 Build your capability: Your HR people are

The ageing workforce ‘issue’ is not a mere glitch

To read The Great Debate on Talent Management see the next issue of HR Leader magazine - hitting desks 14 September.

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