Tag: employers

Netizens call to abolish providing “last-drawn salary” to avoid lowballing employers

Singapore – In response to recent news that jobseekers are not mandated to reveal their last-drawn salary to a potential employer, the online community called for the practice to be made illegal as it is still prevalent. Minister for Manpower, Josephine Teo said in Parliament...

MOM finds several members of Singaporean workforce to be in violation of leave-of-absence order

The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) in a recent statement, reported that despite the leave-of-absence (LOA) measures mandated by the Government given the Covid-19 outbreak, more violators have been caught. In turn, Singaporeans have taken to Facebook, calling on authorities to implement stricter measures in...

Employers ‘less keen to hire’ in early 2015

By HR ASIA Due to the sluggish mainland economic outlook for 2015, Hong Kong employers have shownlittle interest in hiring more staff. Edmond Tang / China Daily Hong Kong employers are not keen to hire staff in the first quarter of 2015, according to asurvey conducted...

The Dark Side of Maids

Madam Loh Ah Lek, 87, speaks fluent Malay and a smattering of Teochew; hence her preference for an Indonesian maid. After spending close to an hour screening the list of maids and going through their resumes at the employment agency, she finally settled on Dewi,...