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The desired ratio of older and younger workers

The large accumulation of firm and industry-specific human capital of older employees can be more in demand in some jobs than others (Lazear 1998).

The pace of technological change in a particular industry influences the role of different ratios of older and younger employees to the most profitable way to develop human capital within a given firm (Lazear 1998). 407 more words

Labour Economics

New ‘business champion’ for older workers

A NEW “business champion” for older workers has been appointed as “the latest step in the government’s drive to support over-50s in the UK labour market”. 76 more words

Human Resources

Older workers - have management thought it through?

So, we’ve all got to work till we’re 104. 104?? Oh no, sorry, that’s wrong – at least, it is at the time of writing – it’s anybody’s guess what the age will be after the next general election… 645 more words

Older Workers

A Family Friendly Work Culture

President Obama recently told an audience of CEOs that employment policy in this country must become more family friendly. He emphasized paid family leave, though he stopped short of proposing a federal plan. 583 more words

Government Pledge to Support Older Workers

We are living longer and we are healthier than ever. So why are 28% of people aged 50 to state-pension-age out of work? This and the fact that over half of us stop working before state-pension-age raises some serious questions. 675 more words

Flexible Working

When you are older do you have experience or expertise?

Some say to throw caution to the wind. Live the dream. I lived in Melbourne for a year at the time of the Sydney Olympics Games. 794 more words

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