Tuesday, June 27, 2006

Singapore: Age-Friendly Employment Practices Guide Issued

The Singapore Workforce Development Agency has issued an Age-Friendly Employment Practices Guide to encourage employers to adopt human resource practices that can help them better tap on the strengths of older workers. Targeted at employers, CEOs, managers and human resource practitioners, the guide provides examples of best practices and case studies that should help in better leveraging the skills and experience of older workers through the adoption of age-friendly HR practices.

The guide provides practical tips and case studies in 6 key areas:
  • Recruitment;
  • Remuneration and Benefits;
  • Job Redesign and Automation;
  • New Work Arrangements;
  • Re-employment Policy; and
  • Managing Career Transitions.
Source: Singapore Workforce Development Agency Press Release (June 26, 2006)

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