Tag: Employment

Josephine Teo: Jobseekers, employers need more openness, flexibility to ensure better job matches

Singapore—In response to figures from the latest Labour Market Report showing a slight increase in unemployment, Manpower Minister Josephine Teo said that in order...

Singapore Press Holdings job cuts to affect 130 employees

Singapore—More than 130 employees of Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) will reportedly be affected by the recently announced company restructuring. An estimated 70 employees, excluding newsroom...

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...

Singaporean employers struggle with training and hiring employees to use new technology

Singapore — Because of Singapore's highly competitive rate of digital transformation initiatives, workers seem to be having trouble adapting to fast-changing technologies. A survey conducted...

Dr M: Raising retirement age denies opportunities for younger generations

Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad stated that he is against raising the retirement age from 60 to 65. Dr Mahathir cited that other countries...

Josephine Teo: There are around 60,000 job openings, half for PMETs

Singapore— The country’s Manpower Minister, Josephine Teo, said on July 22, Monday, that in spite of present economic sluggishness, there are good jobs available...

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,...

Singaporeans look to online comments by ex-staff before taking jobs

Comments by ex-staff posted online have a strong influence on job seekers in Singapore giving them a perspective on the prospective employers, according to...

Study: A third of Singaporeans lie on their resumes, mostly regarding financial matters

Ever lied about your Microsoft Excel proficiency to snag that job interview? Looks like you're not the only one who lies on your resume. The...

Job hunting tips for fresh grads and seasoned professionals

Whether you're a bright-eyed fresh graduate psyched to find your first job or you're already quite experienced in the corporate world, here are some...
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