Research news: future selves | gender | leveraging older workers

By |2019-10-21T15:04:38+08:00September 18th, 2019|

Research news: Employees’ perceptions of their future | Gendered ageism | Leveraging mature workers Occupational Future Time Perspective: A Meta-Analysis of Antecedents and Outcomes Rudolph, C., Kooij, D., Rauvola, R., & Zacher, H. (2018). Occupational future time perspective: A meta‐analysis of antecedents and outcomes. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 39(2), 229–248. Occupational future [...]

Research news: older worker precarity; ageism in the labour market

By |2019-09-06T17:10:06+08:00September 6th, 2019|

Understanding Older Worker Precarity Lain, D. et al (2019). Understanding Older Worker Precarity: The Intersecting Domains of Jobs, Households and the Welfare State. Ageing & Society, 39, 2219–2241 doi:10.1017/S0144686X18001253 We argue that many older workers, not just those in ‘precarious jobs’, feel a sense of ‘onto- logical precarity’. Pressures to work longer, [...]

3 strategies to help harness the benefits of a mature workforce

By |2019-09-06T16:47:10+08:00September 4th, 2019|

3 strategies to help harness the benefits of a mature workforce New Curtin University-led research has identified how organisations can overcome the so-called ‘challenge’ of Australia’s ageing workforce in order to reap the benefits of an age diverse workforce. The research, published in Work, Ageing and Retirement, identified three types of strategies, known [...]