We are currently researching the role of people who have retired as a resource for organisations. Our focus is the apparent under usage of the expertise that resides with people who have finished work, but still have something to offer. We all know the B&Q approach but we have noticed that many skilled people don’t want to or need to take up formal work, but they are keen to share their knowledge and expertise on an ad-hoc basis. Working for consultancy organisations can be seen as to akin to work!
Do you know of any organisation that has a policy / approach to use this untapped group?
Do you know any retirees that have used their skills to support organisations?
Do you have any thoughts on the subject?
Maxine Clark & Ian Hall