The Current News and Research in Aging & Work Feed informs members of the Sloan Research Network community about recent news in the popular media (newspapers, magazines, web postings, radio/TV) as well as recent scholarship in academic publications and reports. Job postings, conferences/events, Call for Papers and other items of interest to the Sloan Research Network community are also included. Sloan Research Network members can receive a weekly email with updates from the Current News and Research in Aging & Work Feed.
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Boomers’ preference to continue working can be a big win for any company.
Resource URL: https://bit.ly/2Hbd6qH
August 20, 2019
According to the US Department of Labor, since March 2018 US monthly job vacancies have outnumbered unemployed job seekers. As the baby boomers reach retirement, it seems there are not enough millennials in the jobs pipeline ready to step in.
Resource URL: https://bbc.in/2NqImpH
Age discrimination in employment is clearly a women’s issue and yet it is rarely championed by women’s organizations.
Resource URL: https://bit.ly/2TRJ5Bv
August 18, 2019
In this online, grounded-theory study, 25 baby boomers who were approaching retirement or had recently retired participated in a multi-author blog about their retirement experiences and processes. We collected additional data via subsequent focus groups and participant interviews.
Resource URL: https://bit.ly/2ZaRFw2
August 16, 2019
Work Across the Lifespan coalesces theoretical and empirical perspectives on aging and work.
Resource URL: https://bit.ly/2NcSuBZ
The 2019 Hiscox Ageism in the Workplace Study surveyed 400 U.S. full-time employees over the age of 40 to gain on-the-ground insights into the experience of age discrimination in the workplace.
The number of age-related discrimination charges filed with employers and the EEOC by workers 65 and over doubled from 1990 to 2017.
Resource URL: https://bit.ly/2N9Pq9Z
Some ways we can change society’s negative attitudes towards aging
Resource URL: https://bit.ly/2ySB0Tf
If you’re looking for research projects and reports on retirement and aging, you’ve come to the right place. The SOA offers a variety of research from the Committee on Post-Retirement Needs and Risks.
August 12, 2019
The current landscape of retirement is changing dramatically as population aging becomes increasingly visible. This review of pressing retirement issues advocates research on (1) changing meanings of retirement; (2) impact of technology; (3) the role of housing in retirement; (4) human resource strategies; (5) adjustment to changing retirement policies; (6) the pension industry; and (7) the role of ethnic diversity in retirement.
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