Despite the labor shortage, few organizations are trying to retain and attract experienced workers, according to a survey released Monday.
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According to the study conducted by TÉLUQ professor Diane-Gabrielle Tremblay, CHRP, in collaboration with the Order of Certified Human Resources Advisors, only 37% of organizations implement practices to keep workers aged over 50 years old.
The public sector comes dead last, since barely 24% of public companies implement actions aimed at keeping this category of workers employed, while the private sector has a score of 46%, followed by NPOs with 37%. .
Among the organizations that want to promote these attractiveness practices, barely 14% of them advertise positions specifically targeting people aged 50 and over.
According to the survey, in general, to keep experienced workers employed, organizations favor the organization of working hours (67%), recognition (44%), reduction of mental workload work (34%) and appropriate remuneration (33%).
"In order to attract and retain experienced workers, organizations have an interest in reviewing the organization of work, the nature of the mandates they have to fill and their recruitment process by demonstrating creativity and agility", indicated Manon Poirier, CHRP, Executive Director of the Order of Certified Human Resources Advisors.
“The possible solutions are in the organization of working time, the reorganization of work, mentoring. Also, the measures offered vary according to the sector: teleworking is more offered in the public, less in the private sector, and it is a measure that contributes to job retention,” added Ms. Tremblay.