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Several indicators show 2.9 million older workers who exited the labor force are unlikely to return.
- Age bias/ageism
- Aging and Retirement
- Older workers
- Public Policies--Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid
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August 7, 2020
Debbie Lipton is here today to talk about five stereotypes about older candidates and how you can overcome them.
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Older workers are shouldering the burden of pandemic job losses and pay cuts
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August 5, 2020
Our Innovation and Change Officer, John Kiernan, talks about the international view of ageism that has been brought to light by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Here’s the thing: Not only are older workers sticking around, they are also helping to boost demand at the consumer level.
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The coronavirus has been infecting and killing people of color at disproportionately high rates in the United States—particularly within the Black, Latinx, and Native American communities. This is mirrored in long-term care facilities, with the probability of cases and death being strongly related to race.
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August 2, 2020
Crafting an Interesting Job: Stimulating an Active Role of Older Workers in Enhancing Their Daily Work Engagement and Job Performance
These results demonstrate that older workers can be stimulated daily to engage in effective job crafting behaviors to make sure that they are motivated and productive members of the workforce.
- Age-friendly organizations
- Engagement in later life
- Job quality for older adults
- Older workers
- Successful/Productive aging
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July 30, 2020
Disrespect at Work, Distress at Home: A Longitudinal Investigation of Incivility Spillover and Crossover Among Older Workers
Specifically, we investigated whether and how incivility relates to well-being outside of work, among both targeted employees and their partners. These results suggest that for both older workers and their partners, the harms of incivility eventually extend beyond the organizations where they originate.
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Financial advisers offer suggestions on this tricky decision
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Employers seize on slumps to purge more expensive, more experienced workers, study warns
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