workforce

Budget 2019

As companies brace for tougher 2020, targeted help to raise competitiveness will take 'centrestage'

SINGAPORE (Feb 7): Thanks to a global upswing, semiconductor manufacturer DenseLight enjoyed 48% growth in revenue last year.

Ageing

Are Singapore businesses doing enough for 'vulnerable' older workers?

SINGAPORE (Sept 18): With more than a third of the working-age population in Singapore projected to be above the age of 50 by 2030, businesses here will increasingly need to do more to tap the tale

Careers & Training

5 ways fresh grads can succeed in the evolving business landscape: Robert Half

SINGAPORE (July 15): Employers in Singapore are preparing for an influx of fresh university graduates to enter the job market.

Labour market

Why universal basic income is a bad idea

SINGAPORE (July 1): Owing to the inadequacy of the social safety net in the US and other developed countries, proposals for a universal basic income (UBI) are gaining in popularity.

Labour market

Why universal basic income is a bad idea

SINGAPORE (July 1): Owing to the inadequacy of the social safety net in the US and other developed countries, proposals for a universal basic income (UBI) are gaining in popularity.

Careers & Training

Top 10 hiring trends in Singapore for 2018, according to Hays

SINGAPORE (Dec 6): Hays Singapore has published a list of what it foresees to be the top 10 talent trends of 2018, in light of a fast-changing workforce environment and continued economic growth.

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.

Singapore employers struggling to attract, retain top talent: survey

SINGAPORE (Feb 22): Employers in Singapore are struggling to attract and retain top talent, according to a Willis Towers Watson survey of more than 2,000 companies globally.

China Focus

Tens of thousands of jobs go as China’s biggest banks cut costs

SHANGHAI (Sept 7): China’s four biggest banks reported that staff numbers fell by the most in at least six years in the first half, highlighting the possibility that employment has peaked at the fi

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