Senior Japanese Factory Worker

We may be old but we’re enthusiastic workers!

Building trust with the Japanese is important.

That’s the message coming from the mature people in Japan who want to share their skills at work for as long as they can.

Half of Japan’s population is aged over 50 and 27% of people are older than 65.

What could people from other countries learn from how Japan treats people above the traditional retirement age?

Read more in this week’s Japan Story blog.

Japan Story’s blog is written by former BBC Tokyo Correspondent Duncan Bartlett. Each week he analyses how Japan’s story is being told to the world through the international media.