Interactive Searching Interface for Job Matching of Elderly Workers

  • Hiroshi YamadaEmail author
  • Kaoru Shinkawa
  • Atsushi Hiyama
  • Masato Yamaguchi
  • Masatomo Kobayashi
  • Michitaka Hirose
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9739)


In the aging Japanese society, most elderly people still have enough energy to work and have the potential to become essential labor forces. A job matching method that can allocate their unique abilities is required. However, the current job matching relies on each recruiter’s tacit knowledge, and the recruiter assigns only specific candidates to work profiles. In this paper, we propose an interactive job matching system that can reflect the recruiter’s tacit knowledge and help search for diverse elderly workers for each work profile. The results indicate that interactions of the proposed system can improve the matching diversity by retrieving recruiters’ tacit knowledge. When there is a work profile in which it is difficult to extract appropriate keywords, our interactions become most effective.


Job matching Elderly workers Resume Interactive information retrieval 



This material is based on work funded by S-innovation (Strategic Promotion of Innovative Research and Development) under Industry Academia Collaborative R&D programs administered by the Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST). We are also grateful to Circulation Co., Ltd. for their great help.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hiroshi Yamada
    • 1
    Email author
  • Kaoru Shinkawa
    • 2
  • Atsushi Hiyama
    • 1
  • Masato Yamaguchi
    • 3
  • Masatomo Kobayashi
    • 2
  • Michitaka Hirose
    • 1
  1. 1.The University of TokyoTokyoJapan
  2. 2.IBM Research - TokyoTokyoJapan
  3. 3.Circulation Co., Ltd.TokyoJapan

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