Global Economy

China braces for inevitable big hit to economy from virus, says Xi

(Feb 24): China will step up policy adjustments to help cushion the blow to the economy from a coronavirus outbreak that authorities are still trying to control, President Xi Jinping was quoted as

Labour market

Resident and citizen unemployment rates continue upward trend in 2Q19: MOM

SINGAPORE (July 26): Singapore’s seasonally adjusted overall unemployment rate remained unchanged at 2.2% as at June.

Careers & Training

Hiring prospects in 3Q expected to remain stable: ManpowerGroup

SINGAPORE (June 11): Despite continued economic headwinds, Singaporean employers are still optimistic in their hiring plans for 3Q19, according to the latest ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Su

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PMETs face higher risk of retrenchment, experts say

SINGAPORE (Mar 8): The conventional wisdom that the higher skilled is more employable no longer holds water, says DBS economist Irvin Seah.

Careers & Training

7 ways candidates can land their dream job in 2019: Hays

SINGAPORE (Jan 17): Jobseekers this year will need to demonstrate the unique value they can potentially bring to a business, on top of their willingness to adapt to change in the face of multifacet

Careers & Training

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 (M

Careers & Training

LinkedIn partners public agencies, NPOs to help challenged job seekers in Singapore

SINGAPORE (Nov 15): LinkedIn is introducing an extension of its LinkedIn Coaches global programme with the aim of connecting more than 2,000 job seekers facing barriers in Singapore to “economic op

Careers & Training

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 fro

Disruption and Digitalisation

7 high-tech jobs to arrive in the near future, as envisioned by Cognizant

SINGAPORE (Oct 23): In Cognizant’s opinion, humans have never been more integral to the future of work – even as the emergence of artificial intelligence (AI) continues to change the global work en

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Profiting from the silver economy

SINGAPORE (Oct 19): Longevity is seen as an enormous business opportunity, especially in rapidly ageing economies countries such as Singapore, where people aged 65 and above are the fastest-growing

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