Why Employers should Recruit and Retain Older Adults

When it comes to aging, working longer solves (almost) everything — for employers and all of their employees.

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September 20, 2021

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Harnessing Longevity in the Future of Work

Research shows that across countries of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, giving older workers greater opportunities to work would raise GDP per capita by as much as 19 per cent over the next three decades.

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September 16, 2021

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Older Workers Left in Droves in Pandemic; Employers Can Help Them Return

Many older adults left their careers early or have struggled to find work during the pandemic. As employers seek new staff, advocates are urging them to reframe how they think about older workers.

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September 11, 2021

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“Beware the Young Doctor and the Old Barber”: Development and Validation of a Job age-type Spectrum

Taking a worker-centric approach, with evidence based on the experiences of working individuals, the current study examines the age-related stereotypes of jobs, the characteristics of age-stereotyped jobs, and the consequences of occupying them.

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September 2, 2021

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Older Adults Are Essential Workers: Ageism and Productive Aging

Dr. Nancy Morrow-Howell talks with hosts Rita Hu and Hanamori Skoblow about why older adults are essential and productive members of the community and how we as a society can resist ageism.

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Good or Bad jobs? Characteristics of Older Female Part-time Work

This study’s findings have major implications for public and organisational policy on part-time labour market participation, highlighting the need for a new research agenda on older workers.

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August 22, 2021

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This Is What You Need to Know About Age Discrimination in the Workplace

Ageism is a growing concern as the nation’s workforce transitions from Baby Boomers (the oldest of whom are well into retirement) to different modes of employment, increased uses of technology and an evolving economy.

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August 18, 2021

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Age Bias in the Time of Coronavirus: Implications for Research and Practice

We outline why and how age-based social categorization processes and biases might be affected during the pandemic.

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August 12, 2021

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Meeting the Mid-Career Moment

Midcareer workers: they make up the bulk of the long-term unemployed in many countries, and they face growing barriers to finding good jobs.

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