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Mature workers news roundup – April 2020

By |2020-04-07T11:55:52+08:00April 7th, 2020|

Editor's picks Latest news from around the world on mature workers for April 2020. The challenge of balancing career demands and caregiving responsibilities A 2018 AARP survey reports that 37% of older workers find it difficult to return to work after taking leave to provide care to a family [...]

Mature workers news roundup – March 2020

By |2020-04-02T07:24:13+08:00March 10th, 2020|

Editor's picks Latest news from around the world on mature workers for March 2020. Coronavirus is changing work forever. Here’s how to make ageism a thing of the past (USA) Massive layoffs, huge numbers of employees working from home, and companies pivoting to stay in business as a result [...]

Congratulations to GHD!

By |2020-02-28T10:53:41+08:00February 28th, 2020|

GHD, one of our industry partners, has been named by Human Resources Director magazine’s as one of Australia’s 30 most innovative HR teams for 2020. Every year, GHD organises an event called Inclusion Day to help educate and raise awareness about the importance of inclusion and the different aspects of diversity. In [...]

Research: Health and return to work after retirement | Successful ageing at work

By |2020-02-03T07:04:37+08:00February 3rd, 2020|

The Effects of Taking Up Employment After Pension Age on Self-Rated Health in Germany and the UK | Successful Aging at Work: A Process Model to Guide Future Research and Practice The Effects of Taking Up Employment After Pension Age on Self-Rated Health in Germany and the UK Lux, [...]

Research: Age & leadership | Lost work opportunity | Trans-America retirement survey

By |2020-01-29T14:50:22+08:00January 29th, 2020|

Getting old at the top – age and leadership | Redefining measurement of lost-work opportunity | 19th Annual Transamerica Retirement Survey Getting old at the top – age and leadership Thrasher, G. R., Biermeier-Hanson, B., & Dickson, M. W. (2020). Getting Old at the Top: The Role of Agentic and [...]

Research news: employers discriminate on age at in-person interviews

By |2020-01-15T06:37:40+08:00January 15th, 2020|

Strong evidence employers discriminate on age at in-person interviews Newmark, D. (2020). Age Discrimination in Hiring: Evidence from Age-Blind vs. Non-Age-Blind Hiring Procedures. NBER Working Paper No. 26623, January 2020, JEL No. J14,J7. https://www.nber.org/papers/w26623.pdf I study age discrimination in hiring, exploiting a difference between age-revealed and [...]

Sharon Parker recognised among the world’s most influential scientists

By |2020-01-10T11:56:48+08:00January 10th, 2020|

Congratulations Sharon! Mature Workers in Organisations Chief Investigator, Prof. Sharon Parker, has been named among the world’s most influential scientists and social scientists in the 2019 Highly Cited Researchers list released by the Web of Science Group. The annual edition acknowledges world-class researchers for their exceptional research, which is demonstrated by [...]

Research news: work satisfaction | flexible work & retirement savings | gender roles | more

By |2020-01-09T08:59:37+08:00January 9th, 2020|

Age and work satisfaction | Flexible work's influence on retirement savings | Gender roles and employment pathways | Reactions to age stereotypes Age, Person–Environment Fit and Work Satisfaction Rauvola, R. S., Rudolph, C. W., Ebbert, L. K., & Zacher, H. (2019). Person–Environment Fit and Work Satisfaction: Exploring the Conditional [...]

Mature workers news roundup – December 2019

By |2020-01-21T12:02:42+08:00December 16th, 2019|

Editor’s picks News highlights from around the world on mature workers for December 2019, including: older women increasingly in the workforce; Deutsche Telekom accused of humiliating age discrimination and harassment; elderly South Koreans working ‘until they die’; companies investing in multi-generational workers; and the case of the 79-year-old flight attendant [...]

Listen as The World Today (ABC) discusses our Report

By |2020-03-25T13:17:55+08:00December 16th, 2019|

ABC Current Affairs program The World Today featured our Report Maximising Potential: Findings from the Mature Workers in Organisations Survey (MWOS) on their program on the day of its release. "Australia is entering a period of unprecedented population ageing as we live and work longer than every before. And the first large-scale survey [...]

Our new report highlights challenges for mature workers in Australia

By |2019-12-12T07:59:25+08:00December 12th, 2019|

Maximising Potential: Findings from the Mature Workers in Organisations Survey (MWOS) Our new report, released today, finds that mature workers across Australia feel excluded in today’s workforce and have limited development opportunities and flexible working arrangements, compared to the younger population. We conducted a national benchmarking survey of mature workers to [...]

Findings from the Mature Workers in Organisations Survey (MWOS)

By |2020-03-12T12:07:59+08:00December 12th, 2019|

Download the Report Maximising Potential: Findings from the Mature Workers in Organisations Survey (MWOS) Authors: Daniela Andrei, Sharon Parker, Andreea Constantin, Marian Baird, Lucinda Iles, Gretchen Petery, Leah Zoszak, Alison Williams, Shannon Chen Our research finds that mature workers across Australia feel excluded in today’s workforce and [...]

CEPAR to host prestigious USA panel in 2020

By |2019-12-03T13:05:54+08:00December 3rd, 2019|

CEPAR’s team from Curtin University will hold a panel discussion on Effective Management of an Age-Diverse Workforce during the Society for Industrial and Organisational Psychology conference. The conference will be held in Austin Texas in April 2020. Dr Daniela Andrei and Dr Gigi Petery will moderate the panel discussion with four [...]