Dig Deeper2018-11-02T15:06:52+00:00

DIG DEEPER

Taking a Deeper Dive

SEMINAL ARTICLES

A growing body of research and writing makes the case for Respectful Exits. These carefully selected documents address the strong need for extended work, the desirability and feasibility of flexible and phased retirement and a description of what some companies are doing and most should consider.

AVERAGE SAVINGS FOR EACH AGE GROUP

Americans have far, far less in savings than they need for basic, let alone comfortable, retirement. You can find yourself on these charts.

GAO REPORT: PHASED RETIREMENT

The Federal government conducted this recent study of changing needs of older workers, challenges to phased retirement and success stories.

CUTTING ‘OLD HEADS’ AT IBM

A carefully researched review of one major company’s approach to replacing its loyal aging workforce with younger tech talent deemed essential for competing in the New Economy.

Cutting ‘Old Heads’ at IBM
ProPublica
March 22 2018

INVESTOR SPEAKS: STAKEHOLDERS vs. SHAREHOLDERS

Larry Fink’s annual letter to shareholders of $6 trillion BlackRock investments calls on companies to recognize their responsibility to stakeholders including employees

RESPECTFUL EXITS LONGEVITY AGENDA

Respectful Exits urges all employers to adopt the changes in policy and practice that we define as our Longevity Agenda:

END RETIREMENT AGE

End the 65 “sell-by” date as a mandatory or informal “retirement age”

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TRAINING

Practice career-long development and training of all staff

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FORMAL FLEXIBILITY

Encourage robust flexible scheduling for employees of all ages

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FINANCIAL WELLNESS

Provide ongoing, on-demand financial wellness counseling

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PHASED RETIREMENT

Implement and promote flexible and phased retirement options

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THOUGHT LEADERSHIP

The Respectful Exits team is comprised of thought leaders who speak regularly at events and conferences
around the country on the issue of aging and work, such as:

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Respectful Exits is a force to transform retirement in our lifetime. Join us to create a more productive and predictable future for us all.

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