In a Nutshell: Issue 116  

With older workers set to make up almost half the workforce by 2050, organisations need to examine their workplace practices and culture, to better understand the needs of older workers and how to make the workplace a more inclusive and enjoyable place.

Reviewed by:

Jake Young, Research Associate

Jake joined the CIPD in 2018, having completed a master’s degree in Social Science Research Methods at the University of Nottingham. He also holds an undergraduate degree in Criminology and Sociology.

Jake’s research interests concern aspects of Diversity and Inclusion, such as inequality, gender and identity in the workplace. Jake is currently involved in the creation of a research project examining the effectiveness of organisational recruitment programmes and their relationship with workplace performance.

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