Tag: Jobs

MP Ong Ye Kung advises fresh graduates to think out of the box and continue to upgrade skills

Singapore--Education Minister and MP for Sembawang Mr Ong Ye Kung on an episode of “MP Say What” talked about the kind of opportunities that the Class of 2020 graduates can take up to make use of their time during this Covid-19 period.  He urges that...

Best to get ready and be prepared for more job losses: Josephine Teo

Singapore -- The Labour Market Report First Quarter 2020 was released on Monday (June 15) with Manpower Minister Josephine Teo addressing the impact that Covid-19 has had on the first quarter of the year. The latest numbers show that the situation in the first...

Woman makes YouTube video teaching foreigners how to get jobs in Singapore, draws netizens ire

A video of a woman teaching foreigners how to obtain a job in Singapore caught the attention of many netizens. One Mr S posted a link to her video, that has since been made private, in a popular Facebook group. The woman, presumably a foreigner, created...

HSBC axes 35,000 jobs as profits slump

by Roland JACKSON with Jerome TAYLOR in Hong Kong Asia-focused banking giant HSBC on Tuesday axed 35,000 jobs, far more than expected, and posted slumping annual profits, as it warned over the financial impact of the deadly coronavirus. Pre-tax profits tumbled by a third to $13.3...

Indonesia ministries ban pregnant, LGBT job seekers: report

Several Indonesian ministries are banning pregnant, disabled, or LGBT job hunters in favour of what one called "normal" applicants, the Ombudsman said Friday, slammed as "arbitrary and hateful restrictions" by a rights group. The report comes as the world's biggest Muslim majority country takes applications...

Mahathir: Hard work and good moral compass will determine one’s success

Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said hard work and a good moral compass would determine one’s success in life. “The success of an individual, a race or a nation depends on the values they hold on to. If they are hardworking, trustworthy and would...

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...

Nas Daily admits posting misleading job ad hiring Vietnamese, says he has already recruited Singaporeans

The Tripartite Alliance for Fair and Progressive Employment Practices (Tafep) stepped in following a job advertisement posted by popular YouTuber and vlogger Nas Daily who was searching for a Vietnamese to join his team in Singapore. A spokesperson for Tafep said that Nuseir Yassin ,...

Singapore employers prefer to hire overseas returnees : Survey

Eight out of ten employers in Singapore prefer to employ an overseas returnee, according to survey results by recruitment firm Hays. These employers cited reasons of "cross-cultural awareness" in overseas returnees. When asked about the benefits overseas returnees could bring to their organisation, 79 per cent...

39% of Singaporean employees plan on switching jobs this year — new study

Singapore — A new survey, released on June 19, Wednesday, shows that two out of every five employees in Singapore, a solid 39 percent, plan on looking for another job this year. For a big portion of these employees, a “limited career path” is the...