“Today, there are a record 10.6 million over-50s in work in the UK."
"People feel trapped in their job and become unhappier as they age."
"For work/life balance, career proactivity was important in cultures that prioritise common group goals over personal goals."
"The next step up may offer an immediate salary increase, but a sideways move could allow you to learn new skills and take your career down a slightly different but more sustainable or rewarding career path."
“The reality is many bosses struggle to find the time to focus on the career development of their people."
"They are willing to take risks that can help them excel and provide value for their employer.”
"What’s important is that organisations work with their employees to give them a choice of effective options."
“Our research shows that more than anyone, it’s an employee’s manager who influences the type of development an employee gets on the job.”
"Jobseekers should show that they kept their skills and knowledge up to date and drove their learning agenda while on their extended break."
"There should be a process in place for any feedback to be responded to and acted upon where appropriate."