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The Philippines is looking to revive its economy and job market with the launch of over 69,000 jobs across the country.
The company will also be offering a COVID-19 special early retirement scheme to all ground staff and pilots.
While hourly wages will offer more flexibility in hiring, there are concerns among employers and activists.
Digital transformation needs to be a carefully thought-out process with an organisation’s people at the core, says Workday.
NTUC, together with three unions, has reached an amicable agreement with a SIA Engineering-linked company on the retrenchment.
The company has reportedly laid off 144 workers over three days without providing prior notice or proper reason.
The Malaysian government has taken steps to help displaced workers find employment by introducing a hiring incentive and training assistance programme.
Minister for Manpower Josephine Teo also expressed her commitment to ensuring essential workers get “fair opportunities” to progress.
As cyberattacks become more prevalent, sophisticated, and large-scale, there has never been a greater demand for ethical hackers.
The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the urgent need for businesses to accelerate their digital transformation.
140,000 employers will be receiving the payout which will add up to a total of S$15 billion disbursed since the first round of support packages.
The integrated resort operator said the vast majority of local staff have been retained while all affected workers will get a “fair compensation”.
The Philippines is set to have the highest unemployment rate in Southeast Asia this year, according to the latest report.
Despite the record unemployment rate, there are signs of economic recovery in the Southeast Asian country.
Countries such as Indonesia and Vietnam are experiencing some of the highest number of mining attempts globally.
Singapore employers are facing a challenge in retaining their talent, with 41% of workers considering to be entrepreneurs.
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It will also help companies in Singapore meet manpower needs by mobilising workers from firms with excess manpower.
More than half of them also believe that their employers' existing training and re-skilling programmes are not adequate.
Despite an expected drop in revenue because of COVID-19, investment in technology tops priority for ASEAN businesses in 2020, a new survey reported.
Despite the optimism, there are still concerns among Malaysian workers that automation is putting their jobs at risk.
Besides equipping job seekers with digital skills, the initiative will also help employers upskill new and existing employees.
61% of businesses in the region expect a significant or worse decline in annual revenue in the wake of COVID-19, new survey shows.
The latest survey also revealed that Singaporeans had to work outside of their usual hours such as evenings and weekends during the work-from-home period.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) warns that the aviation industry’s recovery will be long and challenging.
Despite the jobs saved, Malaysia's unemployment rate is expected to increase in the coming months due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The job cuts, affecting a mainly Singapore-based workforce, will come from across all parts of the business.
Employees said they will only be comfortable going back to their offices if a treatment or vaccine is found, according to a survey.
This comes three months after cutting 25% of its senior management pay and all budgeted salary increases for the year.