Labour market

Labour market

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.

Labour market

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.

Labour market

New PCP launched in Singapore biopharm industry, to benefit 300 over the next year: Manpower Minister Teo

A new Professional Conversion Programme has been launched for Advanced Biopharmaceuticals Manufacturing Professionals and Executives in the biopharmaceutical manufacturing industry subsec

Labour market

Manufacturing sector boasts over 6,300 opportunities: MOM

Placements for over 6,300 jobs, traineeships, attachments and training opportunities have been made in Singapore’s manufacturing sector under the SGUnited Jobs and Skills programmes.

Labour market

Covid-19 pandemic affects wages of 224,800 workers : MOM

Pay cheques of some 224,800 workers across 6,300 companies in Singapore took a hit from cost-cutting measures over the last five months.

Labour market

Matured, experienced, unemployed

Singapore is facing its worst recession on record, and mature workers need to upskill to remain relevant to the agile workforce 

Labour market

Job-seekers urged to consider more options but question of right fit remains

The Covid-19 pandemic has done enough damage in the past six months to wipe out Singapore’s economic gains since 2016.

Labour market

SGUnited Jobs and Skills package makes 24,000 placements as at end July

Some 24,000 people have been placed under the SGUnited Jobs and Skills package as at end July, the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) revealed in the first of its series of weekly updates on Singapore’s jo

Labour market

Total employment sinks deeper in June, following circuit breaker measures

Singapore’s labour market is reeling from the effects of the Covid-19 health-turned-economic crisis, as total employment plummeted by 121,800 in June 2020.

Labour market

The future of pay in the new normal

(July 9): Businesses are looking to manage a new world of work in a post-Covid-19 economy.

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