Tag: Jobs

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...

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...