Staying in work later: what are we doing?

Sarah Coles
older woman at desk
older woman at desk

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The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development has produced a report showing that older women are now more likely than ever to remain in work. What they have called the 'Madonna Generation' is the fastest-growing segment of the workforce.

So what is going on, and what jobs are these older workers most likely to have?