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Many mature-aged workers want to have longer working lives but not necessarily in full-time roles. Yet few of us think about or question whether the five day, full-time working week is actually necessary for the majority of workers, because it is so entrenched in our organizational culture.  That assumption is being challenged by new research …
Women’s business ownership is on the rise. There has been a 46 percent increase in the number of women business operators over the past two decades and more than two in five women business operators are aged 40-54.  The increase in the number of women owned businesses over that time also outstripped the growth of …
World-wide, age diversity rarely figures in organisational diversity programs.  As a result, organisations often have limited understanding of how mature-aged workers fare in relation to professional development and upskilling compared to their younger colleagues.Because age diversity has received less attention than other diversity elements such as gender, LGBTQI+ and ethnicity, it is usually not an …
If you’ve ever recruited a new staff member, one of the things you probably looked for was ‘cultural fit’.  After all, it makes sense to find someone who is liked by the team and comfortable in the work environment. But the concept of cultural fit has become increasingly controversial on the grounds that it can …

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