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UK Government launches 'intergenerational fairness' inquiry

The UK Government’s ‘Work and Pension’ Committee has launched an inquiry on intergenerational fairness, and is inviting written submissions by 19th February.

Details about the inquiry are rather vague and particularly lacking is any discussion of how generations are being defined and which generations might be of concern.   224 more words

Older Workers

New Zealand male labour force participation, ages 50 to 74, 5 year age bands, 1986 – 2014

Older workers in the past was defined by a drop-off in labour force participation at the age of 55 such as there was in the 1990s. 67 more words

Labour Economics

Female labour force participation rate, workers aged 65 to 69, US, UK, Australia and New Zealand since 1960

The phased increase in the eligibility age for the New Zealand old pension from 60 to 65 from the mid-1990s obviously carried through to the labour force participation of women over 65 as well. 9 more words

Labour Economics

Female labour force participation rate, workers aged 60 to 64, USA, UK, Australia and New Zealand since 1960

The increase in the eligibility age from the age of 60 to the age of 65 for the old age pension in New Zealand clearly sparked an explosion in female labour force participation between these ages. 9 more words

Economic History

Your Experience With Resumes Please!

Hello reader! I have a request to make of you; if you would be so kind as to help me out. The team of Employment Counsellors I am part of is in the process of re-examining the topic of resumes. 886 more words

Job Search Advice

Your Productivity Swings

Do you find at a certain part of the day your productivity drops significantly? Conversely, is there a time of day when your productivity rises? If you notice this on a regular basis, it might serve you well to think on that; get to understand what it is about that particular time of day that affects you on a regular basis. 858 more words

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How age-friendly is your workplace?

The current generation of older worker – the baby boomers – have revolutionised every aspect of society and are now transforming the concept of retirement. Don’t expect these rebels to sit gently rocking in their arm chairs, reading the daily paper in their older years. 587 more words

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