Age-Friendly Columbus, Franklin County and Employment For Seniors is partnering with The Ohio State University to conduct the first survey of age-friendly employment in the community

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Age-Friendly Columbus, Franklin County and Employment For Seniors is partnering with The Ohio State University to conduct the first survey of age-friendly employment in the community titled “Human Resource Professionals’ Perceptions of Age-Friendly Employment.”

Changes to the economy and the workforce have created a need to identify a new way to measure age-friendly employment which is the purpose of this study. To be able to develop effective and efficient employment strategies to make the most of older adults’ untapped skills and knowledge.

Age-Friendly Columbus will provide a brief report of the findings for employers, HR professionals, and researchers through journal articles and their social media.

The Survey Consists of Four Sections:

1. Information about your organization: its type, industry, size, and location

2. Age-friendly employment: age-related HR practices and policies for older workers’ retention and hiring (five-sub categories: accommodation, development, maintenance, utilization, and inclusion)

3. Human resource management in your organization: average age, tenure, and retirement age of employees; age proportion; retiree proportion; and full-time proportion of employees

4. Your information: age, gender, education, tenure, position, and job satisfaction

If you do take the survey, you will be entered in to win a $100 gift card. To take the survey please click HERE.

Thank you again for your consideration of this research project and participation in this important survey. If you have any questions, please contact Mi Sun Choi at choi.1109@osu.edu.