Coconino County's Mature Worker Recruitment & Retention: Looming Workforce Trend Turned Opportunity

SHRM 2015 Annual Conference
Assess your organization's mature worker strategies and identify opportunities for effectively managing the changing workforce.

By utilizing several strategies, including succession planning, phased retirement, job sharing and vacation sell back, Coconino County became a Certified Arizona Mature Worker Friendly Employer and AARP Best Employer for Workers Over 50. Learn strategies to identify opportunities to keep mature workers engaged so they continue to feel valued in your organization. This session gives you the opportunity to learn from Coconino County's experience in attracting and maintaining mature workers.

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Monday, June 29, 2015 - 7:00am to 8:15am

Erika Philpot, PHR

Philpot, PHR

Erika Philpot is the Assistant Human Resources Director at Coconino County in Northern Arizona.  Erika’s background includes work in the public, private, and non-for-profit sectors across many divisions including recruiting, retention, classification, compensation, training, benefits, and employee relations.  Since Erika began at Coconino County in 2007, the innovative HR team has been recognized with eight awards including a Psychologically Healthy Workplace Award, Arizona Mature Worker Certification and AARP Best Employer for Workers Over 50.  Erika received her Bachelor’s degree and Master’s in Business Administration from Arizona State University.  She also holds her Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification and is a member of SHRM.


LVCC N228-230
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Credit Type: 
HR Credit
Session Type: 
Concurrent Session
HR Expertise
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