COVID-19 and the ageing workforce: global perspectives on needs and solutions across 15 countries

By |2021-11-08T08:51:55+08:00November 8th, 2021|

COVID-19 and the ageing workforce: global perspectives on needs and solutions across 15 countries Pit, S., Fisk, M., Freihaut, W., Akintunde, F., Aloko, B., Berge, B., ... & Yap, J. C. (2021). COVID-19 and the ageing workforce: global perspectives on needs and solutions across 15 countries. International Journal for Equity in Health, 20(1), [...]

Mature workers news round up – November 2021

By |2021-12-02T10:42:48+08:00November 4th, 2021|

Editor's picks Latest news from around the world on mature workers for November 2021. Menopause-related employment tribunal claims on the rise (UK) The number of tribunal cases in which employees are alleging menopause-related discrimination is on the rise, prompting a law firm to call for more awareness and support [...]

Mature workers news round up – October 2021

By |2021-11-01T11:30:55+08:00October 11th, 2021|

Editor's picks Latest news from around the world on mature workers for October 2021. Why We Need To Talk About Age And Aging In The Workplace No matter what dimension of diversity is discussed, there are layers of complexity. Ageism is no exception. Unfortunately, the complexities around age and [...]

Mature workers news round up – September 2021

By |2021-10-26T07:54:04+08:00September 22nd, 2021|

Editor's picks Latest news from around the world on mature workers for September 2021. UK fuel crisis: Brexit and Covid are hiding the bigger issue behind lorry driver shortage – an ageing workforce The International Longevity Centre-UK said the (Heavy Goods Vehicle) HGV driver shortage was ‘yet another predictable [...]

CEPAR research: ABC Chair Ita agrees

By |2021-08-26T11:59:24+08:00August 26th, 2021|

CEPAR's research on mature workers was cited during Ita Buttrose (Chair, ABC)’s speech to the online Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI) national convention in August 2021.  Ita was referring to our Findings from the Mature Workers in Organisations Survey report, published by CEPAR in December 2019. The Report can be downloaded here. Text [...]

How do I get organisations to take part in my intervention research? Video available

By |2021-07-07T13:01:34+08:00July 7th, 2021|

Watch the video Speaker: Professor Fabiola Gerpott, CEPAR Associate Investigator, WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management, Germany Date: Wednesday, 30 June 2021 Abstract: To establish work practice and policies that promote mature workers’ successful ageing and foster intergenerational knowledge learning in organisations, scholars often want to directly test interventions such as implementing age-specific [...]

Virtual Symposium Series

By |2021-07-07T12:43:06+08:00July 7th, 2021|

Mature Workers in Organisations (MWOS) Virtual Symposium Series The Mature Workers in Organisations (MWOS) Virtual Symposium Series is hosted by CEPAR's Organisations and the Mature Workforce research stream, based at the Centre's Curtin University and University of Sydney nodes, with the aim of encouraging interaction between academic researchers from a broad range of disciplines as [...]

Katalin Karikó

By |2021-07-06T15:30:51+08:00July 6th, 2021|

Age 66 years Profession Biochemist (specialises in RNA-mediated mechanisms) Position Senior Vice President BioNTech Achievements Co-founded and was CEO of RNARx, adjunct professor at the University of Pennsylvania Co-discovery of nucleoside modifications that suppress the immunogenicity of RNA Current recipient of the Vilcek Prize for Excellence in Biotechnology [...]

Mature workers news round up – July 2021

By |2021-10-26T07:50:15+08:00July 4th, 2021|

Editor's picks Latest news from around the world on mature workers for July 2021. Good management and software design can help older workers thrive with IT-based tasks The capacity to perform work tasks that require using organisational IT tends to decline with age. Stefan Tams finds that this happens [...]

COVID-19 and mature workers

By |2021-06-22T13:29:59+08:00June 22nd, 2021|

Dr Daniela Andrei Dr Jane Chong Senior Research Fellow Daniela Andrei and Research Fellow Jane Chong presented research on COVID-19 and Mature Workers at the Mature Workers in Organisations Policy Dialogue. The hybrid-style event brought together Australian and international experts, policymakers, industry representatives and researchers to [...]

How are older single women without children faring in Australia?

By |2021-06-15T10:20:17+08:00June 15th, 2021|

Women are much more likely than men to live in poverty in old age, especially single women. Improving the economic security of single older women is a policy priority. It is also an important objective for financial advisors. Most research into the reasons behind single older women’s economic insecurity [...]

Older Women and the Australian Workplace: symposium video available

By |2021-07-07T13:03:34+08:00June 3rd, 2021|

Watch the video Over 70 researchers and policymakers registered for the inaugural CEPAR Online Symposium on Mature Workers in Organisations on 26 May. Guest speaker Professor Philip Taylor of the Federation University presented on older women’s experiences of work and the factors affecting their labour market engagement, drawing from findings of [...]

Event: Emerging Mature Workers Policy Issues for a Productive Future

By |2021-06-02T12:26:28+08:00June 2nd, 2021|

Policy Dialogue on Mature Workers in Organisations: Emerging Policy Issues for a Productive Future Date 10 June 2021* Venue Molonglo Theatre, JG Crawford Building 132, Australian National University (ANU), Canberra Jointly presented by CEPAR and the Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis (CAMA) in the Crawford School of Public [...]

Mature workers news round up – June 2021

By |2021-07-02T08:26:16+08:00June 1st, 2021|

Editor's picks Latest news from around the world on mature workers for June 2021. America's workforce is graying, and ageism could cost the economy trillions of dollars The American population is aging, and businesses will need to adapt to an older workforce. An AARP study suggests that age discrimination [...]

Research | Subjective vs chronological age | Motivational effect on retirement plans

By |2021-05-09T18:38:57+08:00May 9th, 2021|

Comparing subjective and chronological age diversity | Older workers’ post-retirement plans depend on type of motivation Comparing subjective and chronological age diversity Florian Kunze  Stephan A. Boehm  Heike Bruch (2021). It matters how old we feel in organizations: Testing a multilevel model of organizational subjective‐age diversity on employee [...]

Mature workers news round up – May 2021

By |2021-06-01T16:21:48+08:00May 5th, 2021|

Editor's picks Latest news from around the world on mature workers for May 2021. Australian visas should go to younger skilled migrants and we should pay them more, Grattan Institute says Think tank the Grattan Institute and others are calling for a revamp of Australia's skilled migration program. The [...]

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