Saturday February 22, 2020

Executives are not retiring types

As the age of retirement gets pushed out, the nature of the workplace will change and shrewd companies should make the most of it, writes Gareth Naughton.

13th January, 2013
Kieran Duff, partner at Merc Partners: 'We have picked up on an ongoing realisation among senior executives that their career plan is increasingly extending beyond the traditional retirement age of 65'. Photo: Tony O'Shea

Retirement parties at executive level are set to become very different affairs in the next few years as more and more people in senior positions find themselves working well beyond the age when they might have expected their gold carriage clock.

The concept of retirement is set to radically change. Executives in Ireland might aspire to retire early, but most of them realise that there is slim chance of that happening.

A recent survey carried...

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