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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 [...]

CEPAR Research: Australian baby boomers & intergenerational equity

By |2020-11-02T09:25:59+08:00November 2nd, 2020|

Attitudes towards Australia’s baby boomers and intergenerational equity Kate O’Loughlin, Rafat Hussain, Hal Kendig (October 2020) Attitudes towards Australia’s baby boomers and intergenerational equity. The Sociological Review DOI: https://doi.org/10.1177/0038026120963367 Abstract Australia’s Intergenerational Reports (2010, 2015) make a case for restraining public expenditure on an ageing population given the sizeable post-WWII [...]

Research on age-specific effects of flexible working

By |2020-11-02T09:21:15+08:00November 2nd, 2020|

Flexible schedules across working lives: Age-specific effects on well-being and work. Piszczek, M. M., & Pimputkar, A. S. (2020). Flexible schedules across working lives: Age-specific effects on well-being and work. Journal of Applied Psychology. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1037/apl0000844  Abstract In the midst of an aging global workforce, organizations must develop a better [...]

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., [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Research: Behavioural data needed | Perceived external employability | Couples’ retirement plans during recession

By |2020-04-09T12:08:51+08:00April 9th, 2020|

Commentary: More behavioural data needed in work and ageing research | Negative relationship between workers’ age and their perceived external employability is significant across many countries | Change in retirement plans among midlife couples during an economic recession Commentary: More behavioural data needed in work and ageing research Fabiola [...]

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: 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 [...]

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