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Singapore restricts work flexibility for some foreign employees

Singapore is tightening restrictions on intra-corporate transferees, one category of workers brought from overseas offices of multinational corporations, the Straits Times reported.

Resident employment levels in 3Q2020 now back to near pre-Covid-19 levels: MOM - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

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Resident employment levels in 3Q2020 now back to near pre-Covid-19 levels: MOM

Resident employment levels in September 2020 (at 2.34 million) have returned to near pre-Covid-19 levels, announced the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) in its Labour Market Report for 3Q2020 on Dec 17.

A merrier hiring outlook expected in Singapore in 1Q2021: ManpowerGroup survey - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

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A merrier hiring outlook expected in Singapore in 1Q2021: ManpowerGroup survey

Jobseekers have cause for celebration as Singapore’s hiring pace in the first three months of 2021 is set to be the strongest in six years.

Effects of Covid-19 on Singapore's employment levels varied across sectors and ages; unemployment rate rebounds to pre-Covid level in October - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

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Effects of Covid-19 on Singapore's workforce varied across sectors and ages; pace of increase in unemployment rate slowed in October

The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on resident employment rate in Singapore has been varied across age groups, the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) reveals in its Labour Market Report on Dec 3. 

Fall in Singapore's total employment and retrenchment improves in 3Q2020 - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

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Fall in Singapore's total employment and retrenchment improves in 3Q2020

Things appear to be improving in Singapore’s labour market, following the start of Phase 2 of the nation’s reopening on June 19.

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Singapore's jobless rate edges up further in August

Singapore’s labour market is still under the weather from the Covid-19 health-turned-economic crisis, despite the resumption of activities such dining and in-store shopping.

Singapore's unemployment rate plunges further in August, surpassing levels seen during 2009 global financial crisis - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

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Singapore's unemployment rate rises further in August, nearing 2008-2009 GFC levels

Singapore’s labour market is still under the weather from the Covid-19 health-turned-economic crisis, despite the resumption of activities such as in-person dining in at restaurants and in-store sh

Professional services sector offers about 9,000 opportunities in six months: MOM - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

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Professional services sector offers about 9,000 opportunities in six months: MOM

Over 1,500 companies in the professional services sector have offered about 9,000 opportunities since April, the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) revealed on October 1.

Singapore's total employment falls to an all-time low in 2Q2020; retrenchments double - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

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Singapore's total employment falls to an all-time low in 2Q2020; retrenchments double

With Singapore’s economy contracting by a historic 13.2% in 2Q2020 ended June, it is no surprise that the labour market has been under the weather.

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Bleak hiring sentiment to continue into 4Q20: ManpowerGroup Survey

Jobseekers’ woes may well continue into the last quarter of the year, as the hiring pace in Singapore is expected to stay muted.

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