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August 8, 2019


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  1. LeadingAge Colorado Hiring Heat Wave - Be a Part of the Solution
  2. Workforce Wednesdays
  3. U.S. Seniors Employed at Record-High Levels
  4. LeadingAge Workforce Innovators Podcast 
  5. Are Companies About to Have a Gen X Retention Problem?

LeadingAge Colorado Hiring Heat Wave - Be a Part of the Solution

LeadingAge Colorado has partnered with HealthHire/myCNAjobs to get your brand in front of the nation's largest network of caregivers - using their megaphone to tell your story. The Hiring Heat Wave program provides an opportunity for our member communities to promote their openings via single-day open houses held onsite at your organization.

Our goal? Drive hundreds of hires and bring more awareness to careers in senior living in the communities you serve each day. Program information sessions and enrollment will take place following our upcoming Workforce Symposium, via 20-minute enrollment webinars, or you can sign-up to participate now and learn more here.

Workforce Wednesdays

LeadingAge national has partnered with LeadingAge Maryland to offer a new, convenient way for members to explore practical ideas and solutions related to building engaged, healthy workforces within their organizations. A variety of topics, ideas, practices, and solutions will be discussed.

All calls are held 10-10:30 PM MDT on the first Wednesday of each month. Space is limited to the first 250 callers. To join, use the following call in information: 

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone. 

You can also dial in using your phone. 
United States: +1 (224) 501-3412 
Access Code: 839-421-413 

Joining from a video-conferencing room or system? 
Depending on your device, dial: 
[email protected] or 

View upcoming schedule.

U.S. Seniors Employed at Record-High Levels

Deutsche Bank Securities Chief Economist Torsten Slok estimates that the employment-to-population ratio for Americans 65 and older reached a record high of 20 percent in July, reports Fox Business. As disclosed in earlier research, 30 percent of male and female baby boomers between 65 and 72 were either working or looking for work last year, which was a higher engagement rate than what was seen among previous generations at the same age. Challenges with earning enough for retirement amid increasing...

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LeadingAge Workforce Innovators Podcast 

LeadingAge Workforce Innovators Podcast is a production of LeadingAge's Center for Workforce Solutions. The show examines promising practices and innovations to meet workforce challenges.  

Check out Episode 13: Creating career paths for nursing and home health workers.

Are Companies About to Have a Gen X Retention Problem?

DDI's Center for Analytics and Behavioral Research analyzed data from more than 25,000 leaders across industries and regions with the Conference Board and Ernst & Young to examine leadership advancement by generation, reports the Harvard Business Review. Surprisingly, 66 percent of Generation X leaders had received only one promotion or none at all in the past five years, versus two or more promotions handed out to 52 percent of millennials and 58 percent of senior baby boomers. Underlying...

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