Saturday, February 11, 2012

Webcast: AARP Foundation Panels on Positioning Older Workers for Hourly Wage Jobs

On February 2, 2012 AARP Foundation hosted: "A Critical Conversation: Positioning Older Workers for Hourly Wage Jobs in Demand." The first video segment features research presentations on employer needs, including the following topics and presenters:
  • Employer Research on Finding Qualified Candidates - Rebecca Perron, PhD, AARP Research and Strategic Analysis
  • Will Workers Have the Education Needed for Future Jobs? - Hans Johnson, PhD, Public Policy Institute of California
  • Innovative Workforce Strategies for Older Adults - Phyllis Snyder, CAEL (Council of Adult and Experiential Learning)

In the second video segment, Jim Torrens of Insight Center for Community Economic Development moderates a panel discussion between Employment Sector and Workforce Services Sector professionals, including:

  • Steve Wing, Corporate Voices for Working Families
  • Karen Key, National Human Service Assembly
  • Jerold Ramos, AlliedBarton Security Services
  • Joe Carbone, The WorkPlace, Bridgeport, CT
  • Deb Briceland-Betts, AARP Foundation SCSEP
  • Simon Lopez, National Council of La Raza, Workforce Services
Source: AARP Foundation YouTube (February 2, 2012)

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