Mature workers news round up – September 2021

By |2021-09-22T08:43:50+08:00September 22nd, 2021|

Editor's picks Latest news from around the world on mature workers for September 2021. Who Pays for Eldercare in the US? Women and the Economy The disproportionate pressure unpaid care responsibilities place on women negatively impacts their ability to work paying jobs and has adverse financial consequences. Even though [...]

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 [...]

Mature workers news round up – July 2021

By |2021-07-21T15:11:10+08:00July 4th, 2021|

Editor's picks Latest news from around the world on mature workers for July 2021. We Keep Hearing About The Labor Shortage. How’s That Working Out For Women Over 40? As COVID-19 upended the world, work at home moved from theory to reality. Yet, crushed by the load of caregiving [...]

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 [...]

Mature workers news round up – April 2021

By |2021-05-09T18:17:44+08:00April 6th, 2021|

Editor's picks Latest news from around the world on mature workers for April 2021. China takes great leap backward as population falls China is expected to record its first population decrease in several decades when Beijing releases official census figures after weeks of delay, revealing an intensifying demographic crisis. [...]

Research news: women, retirement, COVID, well-being

By |2021-03-11T08:45:35+08:00March 11th, 2021|

Retiring Women: Work and Post-work Transitions | The Gendered Impact of the COVID-19 Recession on the US Labor Market | The effect of employment on the subjective well-being of 60–80 years old people Retiring Women: Work and Post-work Transitions Taylor, P. Earl, C.,  Brooke, E. and McLoughlin, C. [...]

Mature workers news round up – March 2021

By |2021-04-12T12:29:54+08:00March 9th, 2021|

Editor's picks Latest news from around the world on mature workers for March 2021. More Support for Older Caregivers Could Boost U.S. Economy Many family caregivers are familiar with the financial impact of trying to balance the responsibilities of their jobs and careers with their duties caring for their [...]

Research: feelings about age and effective organisations

By |2021-02-11T08:25:10+08:00February 11th, 2021|

These research papers present interesting findings about how people feel about their ages and their effectiveness at work. Feeling out of place: Internalized age stereotypes are associated with older employees’ sense of belonging and social motivation The effect of age on daily positive emotions and work behaviors Age and context effects [...]

Mature workers news round up – February 2021

By |2021-03-09T08:26:06+08:00February 9th, 2021|

Editor's picks Latest news from around the world on mature workers for February 2021. Recession leads to increased workplace ageism against women Older women receive 40% fewer job interviews, a number that worsens as women age. Recent research by the National Bureau of Economic Research shows that down markets [...]

Mature workers news round up – January 2021

By |2021-04-08T11:31:53+08:00January 11th, 2021|

Editor's picks Latest news from around the world on mature workers for January 2021. Taiwan: Middle-aged and Senior-aged Employment Promotion Act commences To address the challenges arising from an aging population, the Middle-aged and Senior-aged Employment Promotion Act (the Act) was promulgated in December 2019 but only came into [...]

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