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Empowering Women of All Ages: A Holistic Approach to Supporting Older Female Workers 

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) predicts that twice as many women over 55 will be in the labor force as women ages 16-24. That means supporting women throughout their careers is not only a matter of equality but also a strategic imperative for businesses. In particular, empowering older women in the workforce is crucial as they face unique challenges and often experience barriers to career advancement. This article explores the importance of supporting older women and offers practical insights for employers to create an empowering ecosystem.

Jun 23, 2023
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The Changing Face of the Labor Force: Mid-Career and Older Workers on the Rise

The dynamics of the labor force are undergoing a significant transformation, as demographic trends reshape the composition of workers. In recent years, we have witnessed a shrinking younger workforce and the rise of mid-career and older workers. As we navigate the shifting demographics of the labor force, it becomes imperative to reconsider our strategies for recruiting, training, and retaining workers. This article delves into the dynamic nature of labor force demographics. By examining these changes, we gain a deeper understanding of the current workforce trends and can adapt our approaches to meet the emerging needs and opportunities in the ever-changing labor market.

Jun 9, 2023

Federal Partners

The Center for Workforce Inclusion (Center) partners with Federal agencies on workforce development, recruitment, and placement. Our partnerships range from being the largest national grantee of the Department of Labor Senior Community Service Program to providing experienced workers for temporary, project- specific work at the National Park Service, the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, and the Environmental Protection Agency.  Below are some of our Federal partners.

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Defying Misconceptions: 5 Ways Older Workers Propel Success 

In today's rapidly evolving job market, older workers often face discrimination based on misconceptions about their abilities. However, it is crucial to recognize the immense value that older workers bring to the table. They possess a wealth of knowledge, experience with problem-solving, and a set of unique skills that can greatly contribute to a thriving workforce. In this article, we will shed light on the power of older workers and debunk the myths surrounding their capabilities, highlighting the advantages they bring to the workplace. 

May 24, 2023
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Older Americans Month Virtual Town Hall with Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL-23) – May 8, 2023 

Join Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL-23) and Gary A. Officer for a virtual town hall in celebration of Older Americans Month!

Apr 4, 2023