Help Older Users Love Technology with Superior eLearning

Despite the number of millennials entering the workforce and the number of baby boomers retiring, the American workplace has aged at a rapid rate in the last decade. During that time, the average age of workers in the United States rose from about 37 to almost 42, and analysts expect this to rise to about 42.6 by 2022. Older workers make up a large percentage of the total workforce, and companies must adjust to meet their needs. One of the most pressing requirements involves changing the way enterprises approach expert online training.

There’s a pervasive myth in American culture that people over 50 hate new technology and will fight tooth and nail to keep it out of their lives. As recently as 10 years ago, that attitude held some merit, but the latest crop of people within your sales channel don’t have the same hang-ups about technology in the workplace. The prevalence of social media, video streaming and video chat made it necessary for older adults to adopt new technology in their homes, and as a result, they became more comfortable with using similar tools in the workplace.

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