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Aging Workforce Requires New Strategies for Employee Retention

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[09/04/2014] As more baby boomers reach retirement age, state governments face the likelihood of higher workforce turnover. For example, in the state of Missouri, more than 25 percent of all active state employees will be eligible to retire by 2016.Aging Workforce Requires New Strategies for Employee Retention - Read more

Academic Skills Are Essential for High School Graduates with Autism

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Photo: Hand underlining the word [02/04/2014] Scientists at UNC's Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute (FPG) report that high school students with autism can learn under Common Core State Standards (CCSS), boosting their prospects for college and employment. Newly published recommendations from FPG's team also provide strategies for educating adolescents with autism under a CCSS curriculum.Academic Skills Are Essential for High School Graduates with Autism - Read more

Independent Living for Seniors

Today’s seniors no longer just fit the image of an old person with a walker. Many people from the baby boomer generation are in great health. They are well connected – offline and online. And they get involved in things that are close to their hearts.Independent Living for Seniors - Read more

Senior Experts: Professional and Life Experience from One Source

For many seniors, so-called retirement is not automatically associated with stagnancy and inactivity. The number of volunteers increases steadily, because many people can benefit from the valuable experiences individuals garnered during their professional life. This is why so-called senior experts like to pass their knowledge on to where it is urgently needed.Senior Experts: Professional and Life Experience from One Source - Read more

Senior Models: “Their Presence Shapes Our Image of Old Age“

Fun loving and competent – more and more companies present themselves this way in advertising. Yet when the advertising campaign is meant to appeal to a more mature target audience, many are still struggling with the images they have in their mind of aging. This is when models of a similar age are in demand. But are there actually any models over the age of 50?Senior Models: “Their Presence Shapes Our Image of Old Age“ - Read more

Health Workers Inadequately Trained to Treat Minority Ethnic Groups

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[31/03/2014] Health professionals are suffering from severe professional anxiety because they are being inadequately trained to treat minority ethnic groups – with their treatment often based on cultural stereotypes, research has found.Health Workers Inadequately Trained to Treat Minority Ethnic Groups - Read more

Sign Language: The Way to Inclusion for the Deaf

The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities is applicable law in Germany for five years now. Besides many other aspects of inclusion it explicitly gives them the right to use the German Sign Language. But this is often not so easy to realize in everyday life.Sign Language: The Way to Inclusion for the Deaf - Read more

Report Calls for Abolition of Fixed Retirement Age

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Photo: Eldery man working [24/02/2014] A report led by a professor at the University of Southampton recommends the worldwide removal of the fixed or default retirement age (DRA).Report Calls for Abolition of Fixed Retirement Age - Read more

Empowering People with Disabilities in the Green Industries

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[08/01/2014] People with disabilities represent a talented and creative section of the workforce in most areas of employment. A study suggests that as the so-called "green economy" grows, so education and training opportunities should be tailored to people with disabilities as well as those without.Empowering People with Disabilities in the Green Industries - Read more

Inclusion Inclusive: Working in an Integration Institution

Bringing people together in new ways – The employees of Haus Müllestumpe live according to this motto. Seven among the 20 employees have learning difficulties (also called mentally impairment). REHACARE.de had a look over their shoulder.Inclusion Inclusive: Working in an Integration Institution - Read more

 
 
 
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