A good workplace observes that people in different phases of their careers have their own strengths and needs for support. Finland’s workforce is getting older, and this can also be seen in workplaces. The generations that are entering working life have a new kind of attitude towards work. This must be taken into account in HR management.
An age-friendly working community acknowledges that unspoken information is naturally transmitted through mentoring, for example. Responsible management makes it possible to utilise experience and knowledge accumulated with age. On the other hand, the working community appreciates the competence brought about by its younger members and makes room for it. The Non-Discrimination Act prohibits age discrimination.