Labour market

New scheme to level up tech sector amid global talent grab

SINGAPORE (Aug 5): The pilot plan unveiled on July 30 to help technology companies in Singapore hire tech talent from abroad signals a “fine-tuning” of the city state’s labour policy to address loc

Careers & Training

Singapore wins Asia's talent battle, but is trounced by Europe

SINGAPORE (Nov 20): Switzerland once again clinched the top spot in a global survey on fostering and attracting talent, in a top 10 list that includes Canada but not the US, and no Asian nations.

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

For most Singaporeans, living abroad is still the dream: Survey

SINGAPORE (July 16): A significant majority of Singaporeans would like to live abroad, albeit not infinitely, according to a recent study conducted by online money transfer service TransferWise.

Careers & Training

11 highly sought-after roles in 2018 and beyond: Hays

SINGAPORE (Jan 3): The fourth industrial revolution is upon us to transform the way we work, with the inevitable automation of certain jobs and aspects of roles; the creation of entirely new roles;

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 pan

Management & Corporate Governance

How important is strategy development among Singapore-listed companies?

SINGAPORE (Nov 7): Discussions about strategy development do not make the top five priorities among the boards of directors of Singapore-listed companies, according to the latest survey by the Sing

Singapore’s employers set the bar high even while facing IT talent shortage

SINGAPORE (May 2): Employers in Singapore are setting high standards for the information technology (IT) candidates they hire, even as the local job market continues to see a shortage in IT talent

Singapore retains title as most talent competitive country in Asia Pacific

SINGAPORE (April 18): For the fourth consecutive year, Singapore has retained its top spot in Asia Pacific in the Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI) 2017, followed by Australia, New Zealand

Grooming entrepreneurs requires openness to foreigners, better access to capital

SINGAPORE (March 23): In the face of growing pressure to remain relevant in the changing world economy, Singapore needs to relook at how it is growing its innovation ecosystem.

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