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Myths About Older Workers

Age is the most widely experienced myth in the workplace. Although older employees are more loyal, reliable, and committed compared to their younger colleagues, research suggests stereotypes still exist. 479 more words


Living too long and retiring too soon? Has anything changed in 2016?

Sounds good to me. But then I thought I’d retire at about 55 and buy a cheap property in Portugal. Didn’t work out for me and I suspect it doesn’t work out for lots of people despite what… 469 more words


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Has anything changed since I first posted this at the end of 2015?

Running out of (older) workers? Spotlight on Germany

This article in the Financial Times considers ‘Germany’s demographic dilemma‘ and suggests that immigration on its own won’t solve ‘the problem of a rapidly ageing population’ 261 more words

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Failing? Congratulations!

Perhaps you’re one of those people who was fortunate enough to have your mom or dad help you land your first job. Maybe they called the local newspaper and said you’d deliver papers or told their friends you would be only to happy to babysit. 891 more words

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Age Discrimination by Bill Storie

Age Discrimination by Bill Storie

I was reading a newspaper article this week about age discrimination which I found to be slightly intriguing.

It seems to me that the issue pretty much solely relates to us old folks trying to find a job and while the legislation seems to kick in at age 40, the concern escalates as we age. 529 more words

Quality Of Life

Whilst I still have time ...

My life at the moment is not bad at all, I own my home, I have a reasonably well paid job, fair amount of disposable income and my health ain’t bad either – in short, my garden is tending towards the rosy, as things currently stand. 946 more words


Self-employed earnings at all ages

Management Today were amongst those who covered the announcement about self-employed earnings in the UK. Readers of this blog will know that both younger and older workers have typically been exhorted to set up their own businesses as a way of avoiding unemployment (or discrimination). 300 more words

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