15 November, 2017 | (01 hr)

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European countries continue to experience tight labor markets and skills shortages. Yet, the European Union has large numbers of highly skilled, self-employed or under-utilized mature workers over the age of 55. In order to ease the difficulties organizations are experiencing in locating skilled talent, a handful of international companies are altering their recruitment practices to attract and retain these seasoned workers.

Join our panel of experts for this interactive discussion and discover:

  • The size and characteristics of Europe’s skilled, mature workforce;
  • The business benefits gained by companies that have capitalized on this growing talent pool; and
  • The practical strategies your business can use to help attract, retain and engage mature workers.

Learn more about the challenges faced and opportunities gained by organizations that are tapping into this large and ever-expanding pool of mature talent.

Who Should Attend: Human capital practitioners, especially those responsible for talent acquisition, talent management, diversity & inclusion, and employee engagement


Patricia Leighton

Patricia Leighton
Professor Emeritus
University of South Wales

Professor Patricia Leighton is a former Jean Monnet Professor of European Law at the University of South Wales, UK and is currently Professor of Employment Law. She has also been a Professor at the College of Europe, Bruges and is currently a Visiting Professor at three other UK universities. She...Full Bio

Ilaria Maselli

Ilaria Maselli
Senior Economist
The Conference Board

Ilaria Maselli is a senior economist for Europe at The Conference Board. Maselli has also been affiliated with the Brussels-based think tank the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) since 2007; her latest position is research fellow.

Maselli&rs...Full Bio

Marion Devine

Marion Devine (Moderator)
Senior Human Capital Researcher, Europe
The Conference Board

Marion Devine is Senior Researcher in Human Capital for Europe, based in TCB’s Brussels office.  Marion brings a European perspective to TCB’s HC work and contributes across a broad spectrum of HC topics in support of the various HC Centers.

Marion brings a wealth of expe...Full Bio

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