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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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Americans Say They’re Now Less Likely to Work Far Into Their 60s


Americans say it’s increasingly unlikely that they’ll work deep into their 60s, according to new data from the New York Federal Reserve.

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September 16, 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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Conducting Experiments and Intervention Studies to Understand Age and Work


This book chapter outlines two strategies for designing experimental research and a four-step approach for intervention studies to understand age and work.

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September 11, 2021

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Opinion: How has COVID-19 Changed the Way you View your Job?


Most of the people I know who accepted an early retirement package aren’t really done working. The package may be called “early retirement,” but they aren’t thinking retirement.

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BUSINESS Over 50? Manufacturers in Connecticut are Looking to Fill Thousands of Unfilled Jobs with Older Workers


As many as 6,000 manufacturing jobs are unfilled in Connecticut, according to the state Department of Labor. To boost hiring, workforce development officials, educators and others are looking to experienced workers 50 and older who are interested in a career change.

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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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