Would You Get Paid To Do Nothing for The Rest of Your Life?
It seems too good to be true—a job in Sweden that would pay you a generous salary to punch a clock twice-a-day and do whatever you want in-between. But would it be good for you?
Companies Pioneer 'Employee Resource Groups' to Support Older Workers
While ERGs have long played an important role in mitigating discrimination on the basis of race, gender and sexuality, only recently have they begun to engage with another, less-talked-about type of discrimination: ageism.
Why Employers Should Recruit and Retain Older Adults
Our Op-Ed in the Boston Globe: When it comes to aging, working longer solves (almost) everything — for employers and all of their employees.
AgeFriendly.org Survey: Flexible Work Options post-COVID Have Most Older Adults Ready To Put Off Retirement
In a survey conducted by AgeFriendly.org, two-thirds of older adults reveal they are likely to delay retirement if it means they’ll have flexible conditions such as part-time work from home.
Survey Results: Ageism Still Abounds
Last month, we asked for your input on a survey about ageism. Thanks to your thoughtful responses, we were able to collect and analyze data on what ageism looks like for those experiencing it firsthand.
Part II: Working Longer Solves (almost) Everything
This is the second in a two-part series about benefits of older adults working longer. The first article looked at the benefits that accrue to older adults from working longer. This article explores the business case for older workers, or why employers should want to retain/hire older workers.
Part I: Working Longer Solves (almost) Everything
This is the first in a two-part series about the benefits of older adults working longer and the correlation between employment, social engagement and longevity. This article looks at the advantages to older adults themselves of working longer. The second article explores the business case for older workers, or why employers should want to retain/hire older workers.
Your Questions Answered: Returning To Work
The staff answers questions for the 50+ job-seeker on returning to work, résumé gaps, and how persistent to be after interviews.
7 Obstacles For Older Workers—And How To Overcome Them
Employers often have fears and concerns about hiring older workers. What may be true for many older workers may not reflect your situation but being aware of these assumptions and concerns may help you avoid getting lumped in with the rest.
10 Ways To Jump Start Your Job Search
All the uncertainty in a job search can easily rattle a job seeker’s confidence. But experts say it’s important to stay calm and think strategically.