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Mar 06 2010

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Video shows benefits of hiring older workers

Faced with research showing that 65 percent of businesses and organizations are reluctant to hire older workers, the Older Learner Center at Michigan’s Grand Rapids Community College produced a video explaining the benefits.

Watch (Windows Media Player) or Real Player.

Mike Faber, associate director of the Older Learner Center, mentioned the video during a session on Innovative Models for Re-training and Re-careering Older Workers at the annual conference of the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE).

The conference was held March 4-7 at the Peppermill Resort in Reno.

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