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The Edge: Talent: When old is gold

Jennifer Jacobs / The Edge Malaysia  |  May 19, 2020   The Hire Seniors story is a case of being in the right place at the right time. Jasmin Amirul and her co-founder Sharmila Sinnathurai (who has since left the company) came up with the idea of hiring out retired professionals to companies suffering from […]

BFM: Popek Popek: Working Till 70

Hire.Seniors Managing Director Jasmin Amirul was interviewed on BFM: Popek Popek: Working till 70.  Japan’s labour ministry wants to encourage companies to employ workers until they are 70, in response to their ageing and shrinking population. We discuss how companies might adapt to accommodate the needs of senior workers. Hire.Seniors was interviewed by BFM as […]

BFM: Age- Old Entrepreneurs

Jasmin Amirul Ghani, Cofounder of Hire.Seniors 14-Aug, 2019 Hire.Seniors was featured on BFM as part of Enterprise: Biz Bytes, speaking about the areas that seniors have an advantage over the younger generation in the working world. Listen to the podcast here (from 14 mins onwards) Produced by: Christine Wong Presented by: Jeff Sandhu, Arvindh Yuvaraj, & Audrey […]

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FT: Companies cannot afford to ignore older workers

Companies cannot afford to ignore older workers An ageing population and later retirement means employers will soon have little choice Brian Groom MARCH 26, 2019   Why, asked Philip Larkin in his poem “Toads” (1954), “should I let the toad work/ Squat on my life? Can’t I use my wit as a pitchfork/ And drive the […]

Dr M to senior citizens: Stay active, don’t retire and fade away

By Esther Landau and Ahmad Suhael Adnan – October 6, 2018 @ 4:37pm KUALA LUMPUR: The older generation should remain active and continue working even after retirement, says Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. He said the ‘third age generation’, if they do not remain active, will become weak and eventually lose interest in performing duties in their […]

An app developer at 82

After starting to use computers at age 60, retiree Masako Wakamiya became a coder to fill a need for her peers. The series Super Octogenarians profiles seniors who are redefining ageing. Source: Channel News Asia – CNA Insider By Desmond Ng FUJISAWA, Japan: There’s something about the slight, white-haired woman that captivates her audience – […]

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Here's Part 2 of our resume writing tips series.. we've included Part 1 as well in case you missed it last week. Feel free to share!

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Hello everyone! Given our current lockdown situation, you may want to relook and refresh your resume for your next job application. We have compiled some tips for resume writing, which we will be ... See more

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What the Japanese can teach us about super-ageing gracefully

An interesting insight into the amazing seniors in Japan - “A staggering 70% of people aged 60-69, and about 50% of people aged 70 and above are either working or engaged in volunteer activities, ... See more

Japan has one of the oldest populations in the world, but some of the country’s elderly aren’t slowing down.

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