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Workers in Asia more likely to change their employers and profession: Microsoft survey - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

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Workers in Asia more likely to change their employers and profession - Microsoft survey

47% of workers in Asia say they are likely to change their employers while 56% are indicate that they are likely to change career
Singapore's total employment sees sharpest fall in over 2 decades in 2020 : MOM - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

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Singapore's total employment sees sharpest fall in over 2 decades in 2020 : MOM

Total employment for the was down by 166,600 in 2020

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Dependant's Pass holders will need work passes from May 1

Foreigners living as dependants in Singapore who decide to seek employment will soon have to obtain their own work passes.

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Singapore's resident employment improves in 4Q2020 but the return of the labour market to pre-Covid levels may take time

Resident employment in Singapore rose by 28,900 in 4Q2020 as the labour market continued to show signs of improvement.

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Singapore restricts work flexibility for some foreign employees

Singapore is tightening restrictions on intra-corporate transferees.
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

The rebound in resident employment was due to strong support measures for local employment, says the ministry.
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 1Q2021 is set to be the strongest in 6 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

MOM notes that resident unemployment levels have rebounded to near pre-Covid levels in 3Q2020
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

Does 3Q2020 mark the bottom of contraction in unemployment and retrenchments in Singapore?

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Singapore's jobless rate edges up further in August

Economists expect job losses for the year to range between 180,000 and 220,000.
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