Harold

By |2022-05-18T09:53:40+08:00May 18th, 2022|

Age 91 Profession Bunnings team member Research on mature workers shows that retaining healthy and productive mature workers is not only valuable from an organisational perspective, but from an individual perspective too. Meet Harold, who is Bunnings oldest worker. Harold originally trained as originally [...]

Mature workers news round up – February 2022

By |2022-03-30T17:54:42+08:00February 8th, 2022|

Editor's picks Latest news from around the world on mature workers for February 2022. Royal College of General Practitioners warns of ageing GP workforce, lack of recruits (NZ) Booking in to see general practitioner is set to get even more difficult in years to come, and the Royal College [...]

Mature workers news round up – January 2022

By |2022-01-21T10:46:30+08:00January 21st, 2022|

Editor's picks Latest news from around the world on mature workers for January 2022. Phoenix Group bans the word ‘energetic’ from job ads to lure older workers (UK) One of Britain’s biggest insurers has banned the words “energetic” and “enthusiastic” from its job adverts because it says they deter [...]

CEPAR Small Grants Award

By |2021-12-06T08:37:03+08:00December 6th, 2021|

$10,000 funded short projects Purpose of the award To promote research collaborations between CEPAR and researchers interested in topics associated with the ageing workforce. To promote innovative and practically relevant research on topics associated with ageing in the work context. Expected outcomes A manuscript to be submitted for publication in an academic [...]

Leonora Brown

By |2021-12-10T13:28:22+08:00December 6th, 2021|

Age 74 years Profession Aged care worker Achievements Multiple degrees and careers including in horticulture. Left the workforce at age 62 to care for her mother. Retrained and entered the aged care workforce in at age 74, working 3 days per week. Works for increased personal meaning in mature years: [...]

Mature workers news round up – December 2021

By |2022-01-21T10:42:37+08:00December 6th, 2021|

Editor's picks Latest news from around the world on mature workers for December 2021. Challenge of meeting ageing population's needs (Bangladesh) The current median age of the population of Bangladesh is 27.6 years and within a decade it will become 31.6 years; this suggests a continuing demographic shift, and [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 – 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 – 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 [...]

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 [...]

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