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Resources To Support Senior Employment Opportunities In Singapore

by | Apr 10, 2024 | Community, Resources

Singapore’s population is aging fast with citizens aged 65 and above making up almost one-fifth of the population, up 11.7% from a decade ago. As the country adjusts to an aging population, the job market is evolving to welcome the valuable skills and knowledge that seniors bring. This exploration aims to uncover the initiatives, opportunities, and challenges related to senior employment in Singapore, highlighting the importance of tapping into the wealth of experience and expertise seniors offer.


WSG & CFS Employment Support for Seniors

Employment Support for Seniors is a programme supported by Workforce Singapore, and administered by Centre for Seniors (CFS). It provides career advisory and job matching services to senior jobseekers aged 50 and above.Seniors benefit from career advisory services, which assist in establishing job readiness and identifying potential training and career pathways. Additionally, job matching services provide access to meaningful job opportunities offered by forward-thinking organizations, ensuring that seniors can find roles that align with their skills and expertise. Individuals eligible to register include Singaporeans aged 50 years and above who are currently unemployed and seeking to either enter or re-enter the workforce. Click here to find out more. For seniors who would like to find out more available positions suited to their experience and availability, head over to Career Grit to view the job vacancies!


Workforce Singapore Career Advisory

Whether you’re currently unemployed, retrenched, navigating a job search, or aiming to re-enter the workforce after a career break, WSG is here to support you. Benefit from personalised career advice, including how to tailor your resume for specific job applications, access workshops to enhance your interview skills, and connect with employers at exclusive events. *WSG services are exclusively for Singaporeans/PRs. Leave your details here and their team will be in contact soon.


Silverjobs Singapore

Established in 2006, the Centre for Seniors (CFS) is a non-profit Social Service Agency (SSA) committed to enhancing the overall well-being of older individuals in Singapore, focusing on their vocational, financial, and psycho-social health. The Silver Job portal is tailored to assist seniors in exploring work opportunities across various sectors, facilitating a purposeful transition into retirement. For more information, please visit our website here. Employers interested in hiring seniors within their organizations are encouraged to reach out to us at At CFS, we are dedicated to fostering a purposeful life and meaningful work for seniors and offer a range of services to support both seniors and employers in navigating work-life transitions.



To further encourage Singaporeans to take timely action to reskill and upskill to seize opportunities in the future economy, a one-off SkillsFuture Credit top-up of $500 was provided to every Singapore Citizen aged 25 years and above as at 31 December 2020. Furthermore, to improve individuals’ access to career transition programmes, a one-off SkillsFuture Credit of $500 was provided to every Singapore Citizen (SC) aged 40 to 60 (inclusive) as at 31 December 2020. This was in addition to the one-off $500 SkillsFuture Credit top-up for SCs aged 25 and above as at 31 December 2020. This is part of the SkillsFuture Level-Up Programme to strengthen support for mid-career workers. From May 2024, a SkillsFuture Credit (Mid-Career) top-up of $4,000, to further offset out-of-pocket course fees for selected courses that are oriented towards meeting industry and employment needs. More details will be released at a later date. Click here to view SkillsFuture Credit-eligible courses.


Credible & Recognised Job Portals In Singapore


Singapore’s retirement age is set at 62, with the option for re-employment up to the age of 65 for eligible individuals, specifically Singapore citizens and permanent residents. If you are considering upskilling or acquiring new skills, we encourage you to explore our article on the available courses that seniors can pursue using their Skillsfuture credits. This empowers individuals to continue contributing to the workforce with updated skills and knowledge.

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