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Mature workers news round up – May 2021

By |2021-05-05T14:47:55+08:00May 5th, 2021|

Editor's picks Latest news from around the world on mature workers for May 2021. What government can do to reduce super gender gap A key focus of next week’s federal budget is almost certain to be the introduction of new measures to boost the financial wellbeing and security of [...]

Mature workers news round up – April 2021

By |2021-05-05T14:39:23+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. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Insights from Global Employers: Supporting multi-generational workplaces

By |2020-09-03T14:03:10+08:00September 3rd, 2020|

Global Insights on a Multigenerational Workforce AARP surveyed employers in 36 OECD countries, collecting data in two waves, one in the autumn of 2019 and again in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. The results illuminate how global employers are uniquely positioned to lead the changes needed to support multi-generational, inclusive workforce [...]

Mature workers news roundup – September 2020

By |2020-10-01T15:36:30+08:00September 3rd, 2020|

Editor's picks Latest news from around the world on mature workers for September 2020. IBM faces another age-discrimination lawsuit in Austin Allegation: Artificial intelligence used to 'surreptitiously target older workers for termination” Accusations the global technology behemoth has laid off older employees due to their ages have beset the [...]

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 [...]

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 – 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 [...]

CEPAR Mature Workers study featured on SBS

By |2020-04-12T15:35:15+08:00April 12th, 2020|

Our Mature Workers in Organisations report was featured in a recent SBS report on the challenges for the mature workforce who are keen to reskill but face ageism in hiring. The report’s co-lead author, and CEPAR Chief Investigator, Professor Sharon Parker of Perth’s Curtin University was quoted as saying: “If we don’t [...]

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 [...]

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