Disabled Vets Programs: U.s. Eligibility And Benefit Types Compared With 5 Other Countries
Reports on disabled veterans' benefits in the U.S. & five foreign countries (U.K., Germany, Australia, Canada & Finland). Examines how veterans' benefits provided by the U.S. compared with those provided by other countries. Charts & tables.
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Page 11 - Inn the report found that older workers can be trained to operate sophisticated computer software in the same time as younger workers — 2 weeks.
Page 11 - Older workers stay on the job much longer than younger workers—an average of three years compared to one year. This results in average training and recruiting costs per hire of $618 for older workers, compared to $1,742 for younger workers. Older workers are better sales people than younger workers. They generate additional revenue by booking more reservations than younger workers, although they take longer to handle each call than the reservations center.
Page 1 - The Untapped Resource. The Final Report of The Americans Over 55 at Work Program, New York, Author.
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Page 61 - Director of the Center for Effective Organizations at the University of Southern California.
Page 13 - The Macclesfield store was 18 percent more profitable than the average of the five comparison stores; Employee turnover at Macclesfield was nearly six times lower than the average of the comparison stores; Management at Macclesfield views older workers as flexible and ready to fill staffing...
Page 11 - ... workers; Older workers are better sales people than younger workers. They generate additional revenue by booking more reservations than younger workers , although they take longer to handle each call received at the reservation center; and Older workers participate in all three shifts. The Traveler's Corporation Travelers established a job bank for its own retirees at its headquarters in Hartford, Connecticut in 1981. Over the years, the program has expanded to include non-Travelers retirees...
Page 10 - The studies provide the first detailed economic evidence that older workers can be trained in new technologies, are flexible about work assignments and schedules, have lower turnover and absenteeism than their younger colleagues, and are often better sales people.
Page 12 - ... relationship — retirees are familiar with the company and its jobs and the company is familiar with its retirees...