Mature staff 'continue to be valuable assets'

Ms Andrea Kee, deputy director of the research and horticulture department, at Gardens by the Bay's Cloud Forest orchid display. She said: "My younger colleagues will always request that I take a look at their work before they wrap up the installatio
Ms Andrea Kee, deputy director of the research and horticulture department, at Gardens by the Bay's Cloud Forest orchid display. She said: "My younger colleagues will always request that I take a look at their work before they wrap up the installation. I will guide them as much as I can." ST PHOTO: GIN TAY
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Workers over 60 might be thinking about their imminent retirement but they also have much still to offer, nurturing and leading their younger colleagues.

Gardens by the Bay counts on just that. It also offers older employees the chance to pick up new skills and take on different roles.

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