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Silver workforce can play a part in Singapore's future

Older workers can thrive amid the twin threats of aging and automation if govts and companies devise the right strategies

Researchers have found older workers tend to outperform younger ones in semantic memory, and language and speech skills. They also tend to be more resilient amid change, and score higher on EQ required to manage tensions at work.

SINGAPORE prides itself as a nation with one of the highest employment rates for people aged 65 and over. The Tripartite Alliance for Fair and Progressive Employment Practices (TAFEP) and other agencies have been actively promoting the redesigning of jobs and reskilling for older workers as ways...

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