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Harnessing the 'ageing boom' of older workers: Easy to say, harder to do

This was a busy week for age at work stories in Australia. As covered here on the ABC News website, an Intergenerational Report was published which predicts that the country’s population will reach 39.7 million in 2055, and that 40,000 Australian’s will celebrate their 100th birthday that year. 252 more words

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Fighting ageism or reinforcing ageism? The tricky case of the Spanish bar

This article on the Huffington Post website popped up in our alerts this week under the heading ‘New Spanish Bar Fights Ageism By Only Hiring Waiters Over 50′. 285 more words

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This Is How Long It Will Be Before You Can Retire

First, the good news: After creeping up incrementally since the 1980s, the average retirement age seems to have leveled off — at least, for men. The bad news: It’s probably later than you want to hear, and women’s average retirement age will probably continue to rise. 329 more words

CIPD Report: Employee attitudes to pay, pensions (and performance management)

The CIPD has just published a report entitled ‘Employee Outlook: Focus on employee attitudes to pay and pensions: Winter 2014-15′ (and available to download from  474 more words

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Upcoming event: TAEN / LSE Seminar on Social Care and Ageing Worker Issues

Here are details of an upcoming event that may be of interest to readers of this blog.

It’s part of the excellent TAEN / LSE Seminar series and focuses on Social Care and Ageing Worker Issues. 135 more words

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Why I left may day job - a work in progress

It has been nearly a year since I left my day job.

After working for nearly 14 years as a “Certified Framer,” and a “Framing Manager” at Michaels Stores, Inc., I have become physically and mentally incapable of doing the work and unmaintain pleasant demeanor.  51 more words