Tag: future of work

Why telecommuting may NOT be the future of work

Singapore—With 80 percent of the workforce in Singapore working from home due to the coronavirus, it may be tempting to believe that telecommuting is here to stay. After all, even tech giants such as Twitter, Facebook and Spotify are making the move to work...

Manpower Minister Josephine Teo to young leaders: ‘Hope lies’ in focusing on job creation

Singapore—Josephine Teo, the country’s Minister for Manpower, emphasized that as much as the 4th Industrial Revolution has been about the loss of jobs because of advancements in technology, it’s important to focus on the creation of new jobs because of this technology because this...

Ong Ye Kung on the future of work: tomorrow’s jobs are different, more exciting

Singapore— At the end of the 45th WorldSkills Competition in Kazan, Russia where Singapore finished 9th, bagging 2 gold medals and several other medals, Ong Ye Kung, the country’s Education Minister, spoke about the future of work. He said that most of the jobs we have today will...

Heng Swee Keat: Countries should work closely together to build a more peaceful and prosperous world

Singapore—Ahead of the Finance Minister’s first May Day Rally speech, Heng Swee Keat emphasised the importance of international cooperation to ensure a good future and to build a better world. On Sunday, April 28, Mr Heng spoke to around 100 delegates at the welcome dinner...