The payment will enable them to get the equipment they need to enhance their home office setup and cushion any financial impact from the pandemic.
Their top reason for doing so is that being an entrepreneur would give them more opportunities, according to a Randstad survey.
Singapore will enter Phase 2 of its reopening on June 19, although employers should continue to allow workers to work from home.
Despite filing for bankruptcy with outstanding debts of 200 billion baht, Thailand's national carrier said there will be no layoffs for now.
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Time spent learning on LinkedIn platform increased 144% in March and April, when Singapore entered into a ‘circuit breaker’ phase.
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That will be three times the annual usual number of jobs created as the government looks to help Singaporeans cope with the pandemic.
We spoke exclusively to companies in the region to find out how they are ensuring a safe return to the workplace for their employees.
Businesses that are considered high risk such as live music venues and theme parks will also be allowed to reopen.
Even as businesses and workplaces reopen, 59% of employees in Singapore said they are not comfortable with returning to their offices.
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Zoom CEO Eric Yuan said he will not have a single office if he starts his company today as he can hire talent from all over the world.
Organisations and businesses are welcome to nominate themselves and anyone else worthy of this ultimate prize of dedicated HR service provider.
Workplaces, places of worship and grocery stores are allowed to open with strict health guidelines such as having to operate at 50% capacity.
Companies in Singapore face getting their work pass privileges and Jobs Support Scheme wage subsidies revoked for not paying retrenchment benefits.
Japan reported an unemployment rate of 2.6% in April, which is a figure of envy given the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Even as many employees in Singapore continue to work from home, they should be compensated for any work injuries at home.
The shutdown of businesses to help curb the outbreak of the pandemic has led to the country's highest-ever unemployment rate.
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14 employers in Singapore were also handed composition fines for not implementing adequate safe management measures.
A new research by ADP reveals that workplace trends that were five years in the making, have arrived ahead of time.
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A JobStreet survey also revealed that 35% have suffered a pay cut of more than 30% during the ‘Movement Control Order’ period.
The latest survey also showed that employees are pleased with the way their leaders have stepped up to support them during the pandemic.
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47% of Singaporeans and PRs have experienced a dip in income such as wage cuts, forced to take no-pay leave or a reduction in commission earnings.
Among those who have remained in employment, working hours have fallen by nearly a quarter, according to the latest ILO report.
The China Desk service provides Chinese companies expanding into Singapore with a one-stop solution that caters to their business needs.
Employees in Singapore should go to the office only when there is no alternative and checks will be conducted to make sure companies comply.