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Employing an Aging WorkforceVisit this new page for a compilation of resources to help HR professionals work more effectively with older workers. Research That Matters For top-performing older employees, new duties can = job happiness and longer service. Read more... What will the world of work look like 5-10 years from now? Visit our new digital hub to learn how the globalization of business, changing demographics and evolving patterns of mobility will transform the workplace. Download your new complimentary SHRM Foundation research report sponsored by Randstad and written by The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). Research That Matters'One-size-fits-all' HR approach can be precarious for multinational companies. Read More... Join the e-Rewards Opinion Panel and support the SHRM FoundationIf you received an e-mail from e-Rewards, we encourage you to join their panel. 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