As our workforce ages, it’s critical to identify ways to keep people engaged in the workforce for longer. For the majority of modern workers, it doesn’t make sense to be abruptly shown the door at the traditional retirement age of 65. That’s why many older workers are welcoming the idea of a phased retirement, which can itself involve other forms of work flexibility, including reduced hours, schedule flexibility, working from home, and/or job sharing.
A growing number of older employees, keeping a hand in the professional world, even after reaching retirement age, is appealing. Here's how flexible work is helping these older employees with phased retirement.