Work and the Retirement Journey Call for Essays – Deadline Extended


The COVID-19 outbreak and its resulting economic impact have prompted even greater attention to issues related to retirement security and planning.
(Especially Looking for Essay Contributions)

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September 10, 2020

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Assessments of Fit and Usability of Work-life Supports in the Context of Diversity and Perceptions of Fairness


While scholars have focused on organizational justice and workplace fairness for quite some time, the context of diversity—in its many forms—has rarely been included in this conversation or has simply been added as a series of controls in statistical analyses without regard to diversity’s various forms.

August 20, 2020

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Retired by the Pandemic? Part-time Work Could Fill the Gap


Early retirement is accelerating as jobless older workers give up on the labor market due tothe unique health barriers posed by the coronavirus.

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The New Social Contract: Age-Friendly Employers


The New Social Contract: 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 become even more crucial and precarious amid the pandemic.

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The Coronavirus Is Scrambling Retirement, But There Are Ways to Move Forward


From affecting the stock market to normalizing social distancing, COVID-19 is adding more uncertainty to an already challenging life transition. Here’s how to overcome and thrive.

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June 25, 2020

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Retirement Timelines and COVID19: Which Workers are Able to Work Remotely?


So work-from-home options can be a job saver for some. But how many older workers hold jobs that can be performed from home – and are these workers able to actually do those jobs?

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June 23, 2020

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Purpose and a Paycheck: Finding Meaning, Money, and Happiness in the Second Half of Life


Books on retirement tend to focus primarily on financial planning. Economist and journalist Chris Farrell covers the financial side of the road, but he also goes beyond that in this inspiring book. He tells the captivating story of how baby boomers are re-inventing themselves – and retirement – through self-employment and entrepreneurship.

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Telework Divide: Teleworking and Digital, Ergonomic and Spatial Issues


We, therefore, emphasise the inclusion of older adults in tech development and encourage employers to discuss work spatial and ergonomics issues with their employees to provide the most enabling work environment to maximise the realization of the employees’ potential and well-being. COVID-19 pushed the labour market to face the new realities, and it’s up to the employers, whether it will become a crucial challenge or a new opportunity for development.

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COVID-19 and the Workplace: Implications, Issues, and Insights for Future Research and Action


COVID-19’s impacts on workers and workplaces across the globe have been dramatic. We present a broad review of prior research rooted in work and organizational psychology, and related fields, for making sense of the implications for employees, teams, and work organizations.

June 14, 2020

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