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.
Speaking ahead of the country's general elections, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong insisted that jobs will be the government's top priority.
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 job cuts, affecting a mainly Singapore-based workforce, will come from across all parts of the business.
10 million small businesses across Asia-Pacific will participate in Visa’s global programme designed to meet demand for cashless payments.
Ernst & Young details how organisations should plan for their return to work with the adoption of a people-centric approach.
This comes three months after cutting 25% of its senior management pay and all budgeted salary increases for the year.
In the second of a 2-part article, the spotlight is on how the Professional Conversion Programme has helped a local company overcome the challenges in today’s economic climate.
The e-commerce giant will also be making the technology open source to help other businesses ensure social distancing for their employees.
Businesses in South-east Asia, Australia and Newland are prioritising improving ICT and security resilience for business continuity plans.
In the first of a 2-part article, a Singapore employee shares how the Professional Conversion Programme has helped her make a successful mid-career switch.
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.
In the NTUC LearningHub Employer Skills Survey report, 2 In 3 employers identified upskilling in digital competencies as a business imperative.
Singapore will enter Phase 2 of its reopening on June 19, although employers should continue to allow workers to work from home.
The latest labour market report released by MOM reveals total employment fell by 25,600 in Q1 2020, the largest quarterly contraction on record.
Time spent learning on LinkedIn platform increased 144% in March and April, when Singapore entered into a ‘circuit breaker’ phase.
EXCLUSIVE: Much of HP's digital transformation and growth is down to the strategic partnership its HR has with the management.
That will be three times the annual usual number of jobs created as the government looks to help Singaporeans cope with the pandemic.
Among a lineup of new training and career support initiatives is a new training programme developed in collaboration with Ngee Ann Polytechnic.
Even as businesses and workplaces reopen, 59% of employees in Singapore said they are not comfortable with returning to their offices.
Companies in Singapore face getting their work pass privileges and Jobs Support Scheme wage subsidies revoked for not paying retrenchment benefits.
Even as many employees in Singapore continue to work from home, they should be compensated for any work injuries at home.
14 employers in Singapore were also handed composition fines for not implementing adequate safe management measures.
Audrey Cheong, Managing Director, FedEx Singapore, shares the leadership lessons she has learned in logistics and the crucial role they have played during COVID-19
The latest survey also showed that employees are pleased with the way their leaders have stepped up to support them during the pandemic.
Khoo Chen Ee, a 36-year old permanent resident in Singapore, is a former HR manager at Hydrochem, a Hyflux subsidiary.
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