Fulfilling work: what do older workers value about work and why?


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Author: Marvell, Rosa; Cox, Annette


This report from the UK presents the findings of research conducted by the Institute for Employment Studies (IES) on behalf of the Centre for Ageing Better into what workplace and job-related factors make employment fulfilling for older workers. The report offers insights into both the attitudes of older workers and the implications for employers. Guidance is offered on what employers can do to support older workers, asserting that understanding what older workers want is the first step in helping employers, policymakers and others to create age-friendly workplaces. The report is split...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Employment; Equity; Demographics; Management; Policy

Keywords: Older worker; Older people; Employment practice; Quality of working life; Job satisfaction; Job requirements; Conditions of employment; Work environment; Affirmative action; Attitude; Perception; Employers; Employees; Policy implications

Geographic subjects: Great Britain; Europe

Published: London, England: Centre for Ageing Better, 2017

Physical description: 23 p.

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Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 128.827

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