Media Design for an Aging Workforce

Author: Hill, O. L.

Source: Technical Communication, Volume 42, Number 4, November 1995 , pp. 639-641(3)

Publisher: Society for Technical Communication

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Pressured by the need to retain experienced and valued employees, the expanded longevity and productivity of aging workers, the ever-increasing size of the 45+ workforce, and anti-discriminatory legislation (particularly the ADA), businesses will need to rework, rewrite, and reinvent corporate communications materials and systems with an emphasis on accessibility. Accordingly, the demand for and on technical communicators will increase.

Document Type: Miscellaneous

Publication date: November 1, 1995

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