Analyses | Education and human resources | 2020-05-09 | HKET

Upgrading ‘Post-50’’s competitiveness in labour market by strengthening training

Hong Kong’s economy is in the doldrums in the recent few months and the unemployment situation is getting worse. On the other hand, Hong Kong is facing the long-term challenges brought by ageing population and low fertility rate. Whether it is to retain jobs right now or prepare for future challenges, the society should help a group of potential workers aged 50 and above (i.e. Post-50) enhance their competitiveness in the job market. This article will analyse the characteristics and labour force participation of ‘Post-50’, aspiring to help the society to re-plan its employment strategy.

The full version of the commentary is in Chinese only.