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Older worker trends

Leonard E. Axley

Older worker trends

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Published by Nova Science Publishers in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementLeonard E. Axley, editor
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD6279 .O42 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 106 p. :
Number of Pages106
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24551527M
ISBN 101606928392
ISBN 109781606928394
LC Control Number2009499745
OCLC/WorldCa298784712


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This book presents leading scholars and researchers providing valuable insights into the challenges facing older workers in the contemporary workplace as well as offering perspectives on the demands presently being placed on employers to adapt to and accommodate the needs of these workers.

The book focuses on the analysis of current trends in older workers, work, family, and personal life issues, and ways to transform today’s workplace to value older : Judith G.

Gonyea. The economic, political, and cultural implications of these trends will reach staggering proportions, changing the make-up of organizations large and small and the very nature of work and our attitudes toward it.

The Older Worker Advantage tackles these issues head on, taking into account both the organization's/manager's point of view and the older employee's point of view.

Gordon Shea and Cited by: 9. Workers of all ages, including older workers, need to interact with the wide variety of ubiquitous technologies that are reshaping work processes, job content, work settings, communication strategies, and the delivery of training, and this book aims to update readers on the particular issues facing today’s aging adults in the workplace.

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Older workers—specifically Baby Boomers (individuals born between and ), face some unique issues and challenges in the work world. This aging population possesses a wealth of work experience, knowledge, and expertise, but is growing older in a workplace that increasingly prizes youth and vitality, and many are approaching the age where retirement is a consideration.

As we learned in our research for our book, Managing the Older Worker, people who are 65 today have about the same risk of mortality or serious illness as those who were in their mid’s a. Even before the Great Recession, mature workers age 65 and older were working than in the past.

However, with fluctuations in the economy came a decrease in pension plans and other forms of worker security. This evolution opened the floodgates to older workers since it helped to level hiring practices.

Older workers enrich the country. For the economy as a whole, the flood of experienced people with a strong work ethic into the workforce has increased productivity and enhanced economic output.

In short, older workers make the U.S. a richer nation. The impending retirement of the "baby boom" generation is receiving considerable attention. The number of older workers will grow substantially during the next two decades, and they will become an increasingly significant share of the U.S.

workforce. Although older workers are less likely than younger workers to lose a job, when they do lose a job, they are less likely than younger workers. 2 Demographic Characteristics of the Older Workforce DEMOGRAPHIC TRENDS OF OLDER PERSONS The dominant population trend of the latter part of the 20th century results from a change in demographic structure known as population aging, brought about by a combination of lengthening life expectancy, decline in fertility, and an unusually large “baby boom” generation (Redburn, ; Author: David H.

Wegman, James P. McGee. Lee: w Technological Changes and Employment of Older Manufacturing Workers in Early Twentieth Century America: Bound, Schoenbaum, Stinebrickner, and Waidmann: w The Dynamic Effects of Health on the Labor Force Transitions of Older Workers: Bartel and Sicherman: w Technological Change and the Careers of Older Workers: Card and DiNardo: w Skill Biased.

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Population aging is one of the driving factors of the aging of the U.S. workforce. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of workers aged 65 or older has grown by % in a span of.

Much of the discussions around the future of work have been focused on millennials. But what about the other older generations in the workforce. Just. The Google News Initiative is our effort to work with the news industry to help journalism thrive in the digital age.

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More than half the people aged 50 and older who participated in a recent AARP survey said they had either experienced or witnessed age discrimination in the workplace. Yet four out of five Americans over 50 say that they are going to have to delay their retirement plans and work well into their golden years.

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As large numbers of baby boomers become seniors, the landscape of social work is changing and adapting in response. According to the U.S.

Department of Health and Human Services’ Administration on Aging (AoA), the number of older adults in the United States is expected to double from the year to the year   This brief examines the issue of unemployed older workers. It examines the scope and impact of unemployment on older Americans.

It also looks at individuals who must work to support themselves and their families and to maintain healthcare coverage before becoming eligible for Medicare.

The brief was published by the Sloan Center on Aging and Work at Boston College in September Myths & Misperceptions. But getting people like Simoneau back to work can mean overcoming age a report from the Sloan Center on Aging & Work, hiring managers at state agencies listed a litany of stereotypes to explain why they tend to reject older job seekers: They felt these applicants were more likely to be burned-out, resistant to new technologies, absent due to Author: Nathaniel Reade.

Older Workers and the Adoption of New Technologies Jenny Meyer∗ August Abstract: For the first time data of German ICT and knowledge intensive service providers are used to analyze the relation between the age structure of the workforce and the probability of adopting new technologies.

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The United Nations recognizes the older worker group as 60 years or older. The Labour Force Survey reports injury risks for workers in the oldest age group between 55 and 59 while the Health and Safety Laboratory Report reviews research on ‘older workers’ as those over age Studies of older workers frequently indicate 59 years as an Cited by: If you’re 50 or older, you have so much value to bring to prospective employers—experience, hard skills, a track record of industry know-how.

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These trends could be particularly troublesome for the long-term care system because the largest growth in the over population will be among the “oldest-old,” who are disabled at the highest rates. Thus, the ratio of workers to frail elderly could decrease even more dramatically than the ratio of workers Cited by: Get this from a library.

Older workers: demographic trends pose challenges for employers and workers: report to the ranking minority member, Subcommittee on Employer-Employee Relations, Committee on Education and the Workforce, House of Representatives.

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The cards were developed by Carleen MacKay, Workforce Policy Advisor to AARP/California and co-founder of Ageless in America (where you can purchase a card deck). An AARP Public Policy Institute survey of older workers in found that 41% of those experiencing long-term unemployment took part-time jobs to help pay the bills.

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