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More than Half of Singapore Seniors Face Age Discrimination and Can’t Find Jobs

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In its latest report, Singapore think-thank, the Institute of Policy Studies, found that 53% of seniors age 50 and above bemoan a lack of opportunities for them in the current job market.

48 percent say there are no jobs suited to their qualifications and experience.

An overwhelming 90% of respondents are receptive to the idea of working after retirement.

But 60% believe employers prefer to hire younger workers.

The study by the Institute of Policy Studies covered over 2,000 people between the ages of 50 and 74 years.

 

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