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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.

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Matured, experienced, unemployed

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

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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.

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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

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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.

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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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Total employment makes historic drop in 1Q20 as ratio of job vacancies to unemployed persons falls

SINGAPORE (June 15): Singapore’s labour market is feeling the weight of the Covid-19 health-turned-economic crisis, as total employment contracted sharply by 25,600 in 1Q20 ended March.

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Unemployment rate rises to 2.4% in 1Q20, but economists say more layoffs and job losses to come

SINGAPORE (Apr 29): Singapore’s seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate rose a smidgen 0.1 percentage points in 1Q20 ended March, continuing the softer labour market conditions of 2019.

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Resilience Budget a hit with businesses, according to SBF survey

SINGAPORE (Apr 3): Businesses say the government’s $48.4 billion Resilience Budget have been timely and impactful in helping to meet pressing concerns such as wage costs and cash flow issues, accor

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