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Are Singapore companies guilty of ageism despite our greying population?

SINGAPORE (Apr 3): Companies in Singapore generally view mature workers as an asset although they may not have the right facilities to accommodate such employees, suggests a new survey conducted by PersolKelly.

According to the recruitment firm’s 2019 Q1 APAC Workforce Insights report, nearly all (96%) Singapore-based respondents of the survey concurred there were benefits of working with colleagues aged 55 and above – mainly for their experience, followed by industry knowledge and good mentorship skills.

How to fast-track your future in nine weeks

They may already be near the top of their game, but senior executives look to Singapore Management University’s dynamic Executive MBA programme to supercharge their growth into high-demand, future-ready leaders of tomorrow

How to fast-track your future in nine weeks

They may already be near the top of their game, but senior executives look to Singapore Management University’s dynamic Executive MBA programme to supercharge their growth into high-demand, future-ready leaders of tomorrow

How to fast-track your future in nine weeks

They may already be near the top of their game, but senior executives look to Singapore Management University’s dynamic Executive MBA programme to supercharge their growth into high-demand, future-ready leaders of tomorrow

How to fast-track your future in nine weeks

They may already be near the top of their game, but senior executives look to Singapore Management University’s dynamic Executive MBA programme to supercharge their growth into high-demand, future-ready leaders of tomorrow

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Singapore leads the way in regional online recruitment activity: Monster

SINGAPORE (Nov 20): Singapore is set to continue on its upward hiring trajectory this year given its strong position in the market, as highlighted by the third quarterly Monster Employment Index (MEI) report by Monster, the online career & recruitment platform.

According to the Monster MEI report, overall online hiring activity in Singapore remained on an upward trend with 2% growth for 3Q, in line with the doubling of overall employment growth in the same period compared to the previous three months.

What drives Singaporeans to jump ship, and why that's okay

SINGAPORE (Oct 30): New job market entrants and seasoned professionals alike are becoming increasingly open to the idea of making the leap into an entirely new career, according to new research from recruitment firm Monster.com.

The survey comes as part of the firm’s wider #IMadeTheSwitch campaign which polled more than 2,400 respondents across Singapore, Malaysia and the Philippines on their reasons for and awareness of career transitioning across Southeast Asia.

Ageism, lack of disability support remain rampant in Singapore's workforce, finds study

SINGAPORE (Apr 18): Businesses in Singapore have much to catch up on in terms of workplace diversity, according a new report by Workday, a provider of enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources (HR).

Panel survey reveals top 3 HR concerns in Singapore's services industry for 2018

SINGAPORE (Nov 29): Human resources leaders from the services industries are citing competition for talent as their biggest concern for the coming year, according to a survey conducted during a panel discussion today.

Themed Engaging Singapore’s Workforce of the Future the event was hosted by cloud-based software provider Workday.  Panellists included Human Capital Leader Institute’s CEO Wong Su-Yen; MediaCorp’s VP, Digital Marketing, Miguel Bernas; and Merle Chen, CHRO of Lo & Behold Group.

Most Singaporeans take charge of their own career development: Hays

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SINGAPORE (March 28): Rather than looking to their employers to provide training, a majority 77% of Singapore respondents are taking responsibility for developing their skills through self-learning and leveraging on-the-job experience, according to a recent poll by Hays.

Conversely, only 16% of Singapore respondents rely on their employers to provide training and development, while just 7% depend on formal courses to add to their skill sets.

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