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Sector Focus

StarHub to lay off 300 employees as telco commences strategic review

SINGAPORE (Oct 3): StarHub is embarking on a strategic transformation review that will include laying off an estimated 300 of its full-time staff, primarily those in non-customer facing functions,

Careers & Training

IBM partners IMDA to roll out 'New Collar Apprenticeship' initiative after layoffs in Singapore

SINGAPORE (Aug 16): International Business Machines (IBM) is joining the Infocomm Media Development Authority’s (IMDA) Company-Led Training programme under its TechSkills Accelerator (TeSA) initiat

More Singapore workers worry about skill obsolescence rather than layoffs

SINGAPORE (May 4): Singapore’s workers, known for being highly skilled, are well aware and confident of their market power.

Aviation

Boeing to dismiss hundreds of engineers amid sales slowdown

CHICAGO (April 18): Boeing Co. plans to lay off hundreds of engineers in Washington state and other locations -- and may eliminate more jobs later this year as the planemaker contends with slowing

Singapore registers lowest labour force growth in 2016 in over a decade as layoffs continue to rise

SINGAPORE (Jan 26): Preliminary estimates from the Ministry of Manpower’s (MOM’s) latest Labour Market Advance Release have indicated that 2016 was once again a year of increased layoffs and redund

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