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Mature workers news round up – February 2021

By |2021-02-25T08:43:24+08:00February 9th, 2021|

Editor's picks Latest news from around the world on mature workers for February 2021. ‘It breaks my heart’: Pandemic puts Malvern East business owner out of work at 58 Fiona Caffery never thought she’d be looking for a job at 58. The small business owner was planning on working for [...]

An Employer Lens on COVID-19: Adapting to change in Australian workplaces

By |2021-02-08T13:39:06+08:00February 8th, 2021|

DOWNLOAD Marian Baird, Myra Hamilton, Lisa Gulesserian, Alison Williams, Sharon Parker An Employer Lens on COVID-19: Adapting to change in Australian workplaces (released 8 February 2021) provides the first detailed analysis of how Australian employers have experienced and adapted to COVID-19. Between May to October 2020, the research team [...]

Mature workers news roundup – November 2020

By |2020-12-16T12:07:44+08:00November 3rd, 2020|

Editor's picks Latest news from around the world on mature workers for November 2020. How ageism is preventing some Australians from getting employed For older and younger jobseekers, and women in their mid twenties-thirties, it can be difficult to get a job due to ageism in recruiting. Motherhood, too [...]

Research: age stereotypes and performance expectations

By |2020-10-29T07:19:54+08:00October 29th, 2020|

Age-based worker stereotypes and expected work performance Gretchen A. Petery, Serena Wee, Patrick D. Dunlop and Sharon K. Parker (2020). Older workers and poor performance: Examining the association of age stereotypes with expected work performance quality. International Journal of Selection and Assessment 2020; 00:1–12. https://doi.org/10.1111/ijsa.12309 Abstract We investigated how age-based [...]

COVID-19: research directions for older workers, work ability

By |2020-10-13T13:36:13+08:00October 13th, 2020|

COVID-19 and its Implications for Research on Work Ability | For Whom the Pandemic Tolls: A Person-Centric Analysis of Older Workers COVID-19 and its Implications for Research on Work Ability Donald M Truxillo, David M Cadiz, Grant M Brady, COVID-19 and its Implications for Research on Work Ability, Work, Aging [...]

Mature workers news roundup – October 2020

By |2020-11-02T10:25:40+08:00October 6th, 2020|

Editor's picks Latest news from around the world on mature workers for October 2020. Companies are telling older people not to bother applying in JobMaker job ads. Is that legal? The Federal Government's new wage subsidy hasn't passed Parliament yet, but some employers are already advertising for young workers [...]

Workforce Programs

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 [...]

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

By |2020-10-13T13:29:04+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 [...]

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: 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 [...]

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 [...]

Mature workers news roundup – May 2020

By |2020-06-09T07:43:53+08:00May 3rd, 2020|

Editor's picks Latest news from around the world on mature workers for May 2020. Employers face dilemmas over discrimination laws, CDC health guidance (USA) Guidelines say workers who fall into vulnerable categories shouldn't return to work until phase three. Employers reopening businesses face a dilemma with older workers: Follow health [...]

Mature workers news roundup – April 2020

By |2020-05-03T12:20:42+08:00April 7th, 2020|

Editor's picks Latest news from around the world on mature workers for April 2020. COVID-19 Layoff Or Pretext For Age Discrimination Against Older Employees? (USA) A small subset of US employers may decide that, even though mass layoffs are not necessary, they will still lay off certain, older employees. [...]

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