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Posted by Shannon Mazourek at 12:05AM   |  Add a comment

 Stephen Sweet, associate professor of sociology
Older employees who may not be ready or able to retire may find new employment opportunities in the health and medicine sector of the economy, reports the Baltimore Sun. Some of these older employees may choose to keep working, but others have to keep working. “Many older workers really need to have full-time...

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Posted by Shannon Mazourek at 10:23AM   |  Add a comment

 Stephen Sweet, associate professor of sociology
Sweet guest blogged for the Work and Family Blog about his experience at the conference on Community, Work and Family IV. He related a few tidbits of how different societies treat workers and families regarding vacation and family leave, pointing out that in Nordic countries fathers as well as mothers are granted...

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Posted by Shannon Mazourek at 1:28PM   |  Add a comment

Stephen Sweet, associate professor of sociology

Construction firms are concerned about the affect of an aging workforce on their business, reported Training and Development, a publication of the American Society for Training and Development. An expert on aging demographics in businesses, Stephen Sweet emphasizes that companies need to plan ahead and strategize how to...

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Stephen Sweet, associate professor of sociology
In light of a national effort to eradicate hazing from college life, Inside Higher Ed asked Stephen Sweet about the prevalence of hazing. He says that students often crave a sense of belonging when they enter college, so they seek out organizations with strongly articulated traditions, identities, and clearly defined...

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Posted by Shannon Mazourek at 11:14AM   |  Add a comment

Stephen Sweet, associate professor of sociology
Long work hours can weaken even the strongest couples, reports the Glass Hammer, an online community for women executives. Yet one partner losing their job adds even more pressure. “Men and women in dual-earner families especially are facing challenges in managing the day-to-day realities of their lives in a highly...

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Posted by Shannon Mazourek at 11:30AM   |  Add a comment

Stephen Sweet, associate professor of sociology
"If you've got a generation of workers that know how to produce or create certain types of products, and they move out en masse, that can leave skill and knowledge deficits that employers should really pay attention to."

Publication: Wall Street Journal Radio Network

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Posted by Shannon Mazourek at 9:28AM   |  Add a comment

Stephen Sweet, associate professor of sociology

Stephen Sweet is predicting that retiring baby boomers are going to have a negative effect on the national economy, reports WENY-TV.  “The baby boom generation has been likened to being like a pig in the python.  And it's moving through the python,” said Sweet.  He says by 2010, baby boomers will...

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