Tag: Jobs

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...

Where Do Good Jobs Come From?

CAMBRIDGE – Around the world this May Day, policy proposals that would have appeared radical just a few years ago are now on the agenda. In the United States, for example, high marginal tax rates, wealth taxes, and single-payer health care have become mainstream...

Market outlook reports wage increase slowing down, demand for jobs going up

The market outlook for 2019 reported a slowing down in the increase of wages but high demand for certain job sectors in Singapore. This was according to Randstad, one of the top recruitment agencies and headhunters in Singapore. The sectors to have great demand for employment would...

PM Lee Hsien Loong on economic upgrading and restructuring: “We have the resources, the plans and the resolve”, but S’poreans doubt

The need for economic upgrading and restructuring has become a national issue that affect every Singaporean. Hence, PM Lee Hsien Loong wanted Singaporeans to have confidence, assuring that “We have the resources, the plans, and the resolve.” “We will help everybody to get through any...

Singapore millennials say “FOMO” – the fear of missing out – is an urgent concern for their futures

Singaporean millennials have uttered, texted, typed and tweeted the phrase "FOMO is real" in countless conversations, posts and messages. But instead of having FOMO (Fear of Missing Out) about missing parties, events or good times with friends, Singapore youth have expressed crippling anxiety over their...

Singaporeans upset over rising retrenchment rates with concurrent influx of foreign professionals

After Singapore’s labour market saw saw higher unemployment and more retrenchments in the second quarter of 2018, Singaporeans attribute much of it to the influx of foreigners – specifically, to Indian Professionals, Managers, Executives and Technicians (PMET). As of June, the Ministry of Manpower (MOM)...

Jobs, Jobs, Jobs: The American economy is booming

The United States' Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released its monthly Employment Situation Report showing that nonfarm payroll employment rose by 213,000 jobs in June, surpassing what forecasters predicted. The U.S. economy continues its longest, consecutive streak of positive monthly job numbers, with employment growth...

Will our jobs be replaced by artificial intelligence in the future?

By Boshika Gupta Technology has been good to us. It has allowed people to connect with others thousands of kilometres away and given us gems like navigation apps and fitness trackers. Technology has essentially changed life as we know it - and made new exciting...