Unemployment at 50+: Economic and Psychosocial Consequences


Social Exclusion in Later Life — This open access book provides a comprehensive analysis of social exclusion of older people. In this chapter, we draw attention to the latent functions of work and the psychosocial consequences of job loss in later life.

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April 1, 2021

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Where the Jobs Are, and Where They’ll Be


The pandemic has made some fields hotter, others colder and raised the risk of job loss due to automation

March 27, 2021

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6 Tips for Older Workers who Want to Get a New Job this Year


This woman completely changed careers in her 50s — here’s how

March 3, 2021

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Ageism in the Workplace: Companies Breaking the Mold


While some businesses are showing older workers the door, these organizations embrace them.

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Third Acts: Some Older Adults are Rejecting Lives of Leisure – on Purpose


If older adults are trying to get past the limitations society often ascribes to them, where might they find role models? As the idea of “third acts” takes hold, baby boomers are demonstrating what increased longevity can bring.

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February 28, 2021

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Many Older Israelis Want to Continue Working after Pension Age, but Ageism and Finding Suitable Jobs Deter Them


The study shows that continuing employment after the legal age increases rather than decreases happiness levels as do relationships with a partner and having children. Israeli workers are not against raising the official retirement age, the researchers found. In fact, many of them want to continue working past that age, although they often retire early for a variety of reasons.

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February 26, 2021

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The Career Pivot: How Leapers and Planners Do It


What I learned about both approaches from hosting my “Second Act Stories” podcast

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February 10, 2021

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Feeling Out of Place: Internalized Age Stereotypes Are Associated With Older Employees’ Sense of Belonging and Social Motivation


In the present research, we argue that older adults who internalize negative age stereotypes feel insecure about their belongingness in the workplace and this has negative motivational consequences. In sum, the present research adds to knowledge on the role of internalized negative stereotypes for older employees’ social lives and, potentially, their success in the work domain.

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February 6, 2021

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Women Caught In Between And Facing Uncertainty In Retirement


Women caught ‘in between’ are part of a larger, seemingly invisible, even forgotten, cohort of women.

January 28, 2021

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