Labour market

Labour market

Higher unemployment rates in 2019 'not alarming', says Manpower Minister Teo

SINGAPORE (Jan 31): While the inching up of Singapore’s seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate by 0.2 percentage points to 2.3% in 2019 is “a concern”, Manpower Minister Josephine Teo believes there

Labour market

Banks brace for biggest job cuts since 2015

(Dec 27): Banks around the world are unveiling the biggest round of job cuts in four years as they slash costs to weather a slowing economy and adapt to digital technology.

Labour market

Singapore 3Q unemployment rate at 2.3% amid cautious hiring sentiments, fewer job vacancies: MOM

SINGAPORE (Dec 12): Singapore’s seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate rose 0.1 percentage points in the 3Q19 ended September.

Labour market

Employees need both hard and soft skills to be relevant for emerging jobs: LinkedIn survey

SINGAPORE (Dec 10): Artificial intelligence specialist, robotics engineer and full stack engineer are the top three fastest growing jobs in Singapore, according to a survey by professional network

Labour market

A merrier hiring period to come in 1Q20: ManpowerGroup survey

SINGAPORE (Dec 10): Jobseekers have cause for celebration as the hiring pace in Singapore is expected to pick up in the first three months of 2020.

Labour market

Real median income growth halved to 2.2% in 2019: MOM report

SINGAPORE (Nov 28): Real median income growth of full-time employed residents in Singapore has slowed to 2.2% in 2019, falling sharply from the 4.4% growth recorded in 2018, according to an advance

Labour market

Businesses urged to embrace sustainable employment for PMETs, vulnerable groups amid labour challenges

SINGAPORE (Nov 26): Job market disruption, an ageing population and stagnant wages in certain lower income sectors are some of the biggest challenges facing Singapore’s labour market, according to

6 indicators that offer bleak outlook for Singapore's labour market

Labour market

6 indicators that offer bleak outlook for Singapore's labour market

(Oct 29): Singapore’s resilient labour market is starting to come under strain as the trade-reliant economy struggles in the face of global pressures.

Labour market

Singapore faces 'major shortage' of fintech talent: survey

SINGAPORE (Sept 25): As technology and finance continue to converge in what is known as fintech, workers who have skillsets in both fields are a highly-demanded resource in Singapore.

Labour market

Singapore's labour market still positive amid weaker growth forecast this year: MOM

SINGAPORE (Sept 12): Even as Singapore’s economy is expected to record slower growth in 2019, the labour market has remained positive in the first half of the year, according to the Ministry of Man

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