Data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) showed that 70,700 net new jobs were created in March, double the expected 35,000.
Job vacancies have also increased across all industries, with the highest growth in healthcare, manufacturing, construction and hospitality.
Despite the economic fallout from the pandemic, employees received the highest-ever average year-end bonus of NT$70,513 (US$2,478) last year.
South Korea's labour minister urged employees to be more adaptable to work in a fast-changing and high-tech environment.
To incentivise job seekers to move to new locations for work, the government is giving them an upfront cash payment of A$2,000 (US$1,539).
71.5% of employers highlighted that relevant work experience and skills matter more as this allows the candidate to perform the job almost immediately.
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The Ministry of Labour will provide free COVID-19 tests to members of the social security scheme, in a bid to curb the spread of COVID-19 in Bangkok.
The government also plans to provide F&B businesses an additional tranche of subsidies under the Anti-Epidemic Fund.
The number of job openings in March reached 238,700, rising for 11 straight months, according to the National Skills Commission.
Labour activists are calling for more to be done for workers who experience adverse symptoms after receiving their COVID-19 vaccination shots.
More women were appointed to the boards of statutory boards, companies and Institutions of Public Character (IPCs) in 2020.
This is part of Hong Kong’s Job Creation Scheme, which aims to create 30,000 temporary jobs in the public and private sectors over the next two years.
Confederation of Indonesian Workers Unions (KSPI) president Said Iqbal has called for companies to make mandatory full payment for Eid allowances.
It aims to work with employers, employers’ associations and career strategic partners nationwide to achieve its job target.
Human resources minister Datuk Seri M. Saravanan has given the green light allowing employers to give their staff leave for getting vaccinated.
Among the 9,500 trainees placed across 2,500 firms, four in five are recent graduates, while the remaining are mid-career jobseekers.
The number of women in their 20s who held non-regular jobs rose the fastest, growing by 5.5 percentage points.
The level of disbursement was almost double the average annual release of US$126.79 million, before the maternity leave law was expanded in 2019.
MOM has reported that 35% of job vacancies last year could be done remotely, adding that these openings were largely for PMET roles.
While many civil servants and armed forces personnel had come forward for their jabs, there are some who do not want to receive inoculations.
The MOL has asked the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) to enact new laws allowing employees to take unpaid leave for vaccination.
The sectors of wholesale and retail trade, education, and human health and social work saw a continuous increase in employment.
The Human Resources Ministry and the Ministry of Health are deliberating whether employees should be given an off-day to get their COVID-19 inoculations.
The move taps on a system the government introduced last year that requires people to show a green code before they can enter most public venues.
The cabinet has approved its third stimulus package of 1.9 trillion baht (US$60.5 billion) to help workers and businesses get through the pandemic.
The sentiment index for Q2'21 and Q3'21 hit 49.9, rising from an index of 48.2 in the previous quarter, marking the highest reading since COVID-19 began.
The Ministry of Manpower reported a fourth consecutive month of decline in the overall unemployment rate in Singapore
The government is not raising minimum wages after ending its JobKeeper programme on March 28, citing job creation as one of its priorities.
Inflation-adjusted real wages, a key measure of households' purchasing power, rose 0.2% year-on-year in February, according to the labour ministry.