Change is inevitable, so plan for it: a survey of career planning among mature age Australians


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Author: Lourey, Emma


Supporting mature age labour force participation is becoming increasingly important for a variety of reasons, some of which include increasing longevity, shifts in working population, recent economic uncertainty and proposed changes to government policy. Such factors create the need for many individuals to extend their working lives, yet many barriers to mature age employment exist. This report proposes that, combined, these factors make it increasingly important for all adults to plan for their future working life no matter what age they are or what occupation they are in. Career...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Career development; Employment; Research; Participation

Keywords: Older worker; Career planning; Survey; Perception; Labour force participation; Ageing workforce

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Melbourne, Victoria: National Seniors Productive Ageing Centre, 2016

Physical description: iv, 27 p.

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ISBN: 9780994455314

Resource type: Report

Rights: National Seniors Australia owns copyright in this work. Apart from any use permitted under the Copyright Act 1968, the work may be reproduced in whole or in part for study or training purposes, subject to the inclusion of an acknowledgement of the source. Reproduction for commercial use or sale requires written permission from National Seniors Australia.

Document number: TD/TNC 123.911

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