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By |2020-09-04T08:29:22+08:00September 4th, 2020|

Browse these government  programs to assist mature workers update their skills in order to assist their mobility between industries, or to re-enter the workforce. These links are provided as a convenience and for informational purposes only; they do not constitute an endorsement or an approval by CEPAR of any of the [...]

Mature Age Hub

By |2020-09-03T14:27:33+08:00September 3rd, 2020|

Mature Age Hub The Mature Age Hub is an initiative of the Department of Education, Skills and Employment. It includes news, videos and case studies, as well as links to resources for both employers and  mature workers and information on government programs. Access the Mature Age Hub here. [...]

Insights from Global Employers: Supporting multi-generational workplaces

By |2020-09-03T14:03:10+08:00September 3rd, 2020|

Global Insights on a Multigenerational Workforce AARP surveyed employers in 36 OECD countries, collecting data in two waves, one in the autumn of 2019 and again in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. The results illuminate how global employers are uniquely positioned to lead the changes needed to support multi-generational, inclusive workforce [...]

Research: Measure of workplace age-friendliness | Gender differences in perceived workplace flexibility

By |2020-09-03T12:55:18+08:00September 3rd, 2020|

Development and Validation of a Workplace Age-Friendliness Measure  |  Gender Differences in Perceived Workplace Flexibility Among Older Workers in the Netherlands: A Brief Report Development and Validation of a Workplace Age-Friendliness Measure Eppler-Hattab, R., Doron, I. and Meshoulam, I. Development and Validation of a Workplace Age-Friendliness Measure. Innovation in Aging, [...]

Research: Age-friendly employers Report | Impact of COVID-19 & recession on older workers

By |2020-09-03T12:33:54+08:00September 3rd, 2020|

The New Social Contract: Age-Friendly Employers  |  Early Evidence on the Impact of COVID-19 and the Recession on Older Workers The New Social Contract: Age-Friendly Employers Age-Friendly Employers explores the vital role of employers in helping workers successfully navigate their working lives and prepare for retirement, a role that has [...]

Research: Leadership & age-diverse teams | Fit and usability of work-life supports

By |2020-09-03T12:23:13+08:00September 3rd, 2020|

Assessments of fit and usability of work-life supports in the context of diversity and perceptions of fairness  |  Improving Team Functioning and Performance in Age-Diverse Teams: Evaluation of a Leadership Training Improving Team Functioning and Performance in Age-Diverse Teams: Evaluation of a Leadership Training Jungmann, F., Wegge, J., Liebermann, S.C., [...]

Research: Older workers’ mental health aids | Older workers’ reactions to abusive supervision

By |2020-09-03T12:01:08+08:00September 3rd, 2020|

Research: What works for older workers’ mental health? | Older workers’ reactions to abusive supervision What works for older workers’ mental health? Choi, M., Dabelko-Schoeny, H.,  Lee, M. and Bunger, A. Does Self-Efficacy and Team Leader Equity Matter for Older Workers’ Mental Health?, The Gerontologist, Volume 60, Issue 6, September [...]

Mature workers news roundup – September 2020

By |2020-09-15T12:54:02+08:00September 3rd, 2020|

Editor's picks Latest news from around the world on mature workers for September 2020. Jobs hard to come by for Finland's over-55s Government’s aim of increasing employment among older workers will run into the reality that employers tend to overlook over-55-year-olds when they recruit new employees, according to labour [...]

Mature workers news roundup – August 2020

By |2020-09-02T12:22:48+08:00September 2nd, 2020|

Editor's picks Latest news from around the world on mature workers for August 2020. When Retirement Comes Too Early (USA) Once, older workers benefited from a so-called experience premium: Because of their years on the job, they earned more than younger employees and were less likely to be laid [...]

Ageing Workforce Ready (AWR) project

By |2020-08-03T12:02:15+08:00August 3rd, 2020|

Well-being and mental health in older workers The Ageing Workforce Ready (AWR) project is looking to make a difference to the mental health and well-being of Victorian workers with funding received from WorkSafe’s WorkWell Mental Health Improvement Fund. The AWR project is a collaboration between public transport companies, Australia’s largest superannuation [...]

SHIFT Index of healthy ageing across three domains

By |2020-08-03T11:49:36+08:00August 3rd, 2020|

Scaling Healthy ageing, Inclusive environments and Financial security Today (SHIFT) Index “This report from The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) is based on findings from the “Scaling Healthy ageing, Inclusive environments and Financial security Today” (SHIFT) Index, a benchmarking analysis around ageing societies, as well as ten in-depth interviews with global experts. [...]

Mature workers news roundup – July 2020

By |2020-08-03T11:36:19+08:00July 14th, 2020|

Editor's picks Latest news from around the world on mature workers for July 2020. Britain faces demographic timebomb as Covid baby bust looms As women delay pregnancy until the economic storm passes, an ageing workforce could affect the UK's future debt sustainability  –  The Telegraph, 30 July 2020 (paywall) [...]

Nine dimensions of the Later Life Workplace Index (LLWI)

By |2020-07-02T13:18:58+08:00July 2nd, 2020|

Nine dimensions of the Later Life Workplace Index (LLWI) The Later Life Workplace Index (LLWI) has been developed in Germany as a free tool for de­scri­bing suc­cess­ful working con­di­ti­ons for ol­der em­ployees and to com­pa­re or­ga­nisa­t­i­ons re­gar­ding their prac­tices for an ageing workforce. It can be used by [...]

Understanding Ageism and COVID-19 (Infographic)

By |2020-07-02T09:24:28+08:00July 2nd, 2020|

Understanding Ageism and COVID-19 (Infographic) Even though people 65 and older are at greater risk of hospitalization and death from COVID-19, people of all ages are profoundly affected by the pandemic, whether through infection itself, economic impact, or social distancing measures—especially those that are responsible for physical distancing [...]

Research: Discrimination laws & older women | Older women physicians

By |2020-06-22T09:38:33+08:00June 22nd, 2020|

Research News | Falling Between the Cracks: Discrimination Laws and Older Women | Issues Faced by Senior Women Physicians Falling Between the Cracks: Discrimination Laws and Older Women Joanne Song McLaughlin. Falling Between the Cracks: Discrimination Laws and Older Women. LABOUR, 2020; 34 (2): 215 https://doi.org/10.1111/labr.12175 Theories and evidence suggest that [...]

Research: older workers with chronic health conditions & early retirement

By |2020-06-04T10:56:21+08:00June 4th, 2020|

Why do older workers with chronic health conditions prefer to retire early? Anushiya Vanajan, Ute Bültmann, Kène Henkens (2020). Why do older workers with chronic health conditions prefer to retire early? Age and Ageing, Volume 49, Issue 3, May 2020, 403–410. https://doi.org/10.1093/ageing/afz180 Background Older workers experiencing chronic health conditions (CHCs) are more [...]

Employing Older Workers

By |2020-07-02T10:54:53+08:00June 3rd, 2020|

Employing Older Workers – Research Report This research report is based on a survey of Australian Human Resources Institute members conducted in association with the Australian Human Rights Commission during July–August 2018. The report focuses on employer attitudes and perceptions, recruitment, retention and training and development. The Report [...]

Mature workers news roundup – June 2020

By |2020-07-14T12:59:34+08:00June 2nd, 2020|

Editor's picks Latest news from around the world on mature workers for June 2020. Covid-19 recession causing job losses in older workers and housing stress in young (Australia) Rising rates of housing stress, particularly among younger Australians, and job losses among workers aged 51 to 65 show the Covid-19 [...]

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