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 opportunities with resources and networks to build meaningful careers”.

In order to do so, the professional networking platform has partnered non-profit organisations (NPOs) and public agencies such as the Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) to reach out to job seekers through half-day career coaching workshops throughout 2019.

High-tech connections, high-touch experiences are the best blend for jobseekers: ManpowerGroup Solutions

SINGAPORE (Aug 6): Singapore is seeing a talent shortage issue, as more than 56% of employers in the country are struggling to fill open positions, the highest rate in 10 years, according to research from ManpowerGroup Solutions, a company part of ManpowerGroup.

The research titled Siri, Find Me a New Job. Why Employers Should Adopt a High-Touch/High-Tech Approach to the Job Search surveyed more than 750 individuals aged 18-65 in Singapore.

Globally, talent shortages have reached a 12-year high, with 45% of employers are struggling to fill open positions.

Hiring woes largely due to lack of online presence, suggests survey

SINGAPORE (July 4): Three in five (57%) of job applicants in Singapore would not apply for a position at a company if no information about its reputation as an employer was available online, finds a recent survey conducted by job site Indeed.

Expect hiring in Singapore to increase for these 3 sectors in 2Q17

SINGAPORE (March 14): Job seekers in Singapore can expect to benefit from a generally modest hiring pace from April to June this year.  

According to the latest ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey results from ManpowerGroup Singapore, 13% of the 700 employers surveyed forecast an increase in staffing levels in 2Q17. While 81% are not expecting any changes to their staff headcount, only 5% are anticipating a decrease.

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