Businesses are advised to stagger the start times of employees and implement flexible working hours, and refrain from cross-deploying workers.
Employers with staff who need to work in high-risk environments should implement testing for them on a regular basis, says Enterprise Singapore.
In April, a total of 92,100 people — comprising Singapore citizens and permanent residents — were unemployed.
KOCH Singapore Packaging Systems has benefited from Prudential’s EB offerings to build a happier and more productive workforce.
Enhanced wage support for select businesses affected by the city-state’s tighter measures has also been announced.
The Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) has asked business owners to provide the number of staff on-site in their workplaces.
As all schools start full home-based learning (HBL) from today, parents who cannot work from home have to find alternative arrangements.
The government will co-pay wages of local employees up to the first S$4,600 of gross monthly wages during the period in which dining-in is prohibited.
From May 16 to June 13, the size of group gatherings allowed will be cut from five people to two as employees are told to WFH whenever possible,
Sentosa’s strategic location, accessibility, and array of leisure experiences has made the island the perfect one-stop solutions provider for MICE experiences.
The new National Workplace Learning Certification scheme will help companies identify and close gaps in their workplace learning systems.
The SME Digital Reboot programme aims to help 500 companies in Singapore deepen their digital capabilities by the end of 2022.
The financial sector is expected to create 6,500 new jobs this year, building on its net gain of 2,200 positions last year.
In an effort to curb the spread of COVID-19, employers need to reduce the number of staff in the office from the current 75% back to 50%.
Tripartite committees comprising unions, employers and the government are working to extend the model to more sectors like food services and retail.
A campaign will be held in September by healthcare institutions and agencies in Singapore to share best practices on how to build workers’ mental resilience.
The appointment of Chew is described as a “strategic reorganisation to optimise TikTok’s global teams and support the company’s unprecedented growth”.
To help workers achieve a better work-life balance, the Tripartite Standard on Work-Life Harmony (TSWLH) has been launched.
Launched last April, Pulse by Prudential is an AI-powered app that aims to make healthcare more accessible for all in Singapore.
Singapore’s labour market is showing shoots of recovery with total employment growing by 4,800 in Q1'21 after four consecutive quarters of decline.
Over the past year, Singaporeans’ perception of the job market has shown marked improvement, while their job security levels remain largely unchanged.
The fund, launched in 2017, has helped workers in the lower-wage group while they search for a new job and wait for social support.
Tan See Leng, who is currently Second Minister for Manpower, will take over Josephine Teo with effect from May 15.
Tan Tock Seng Hospital's David Hendrick shares with HRM Asia how workforces can be futureproofed through sustainable learning.
Some of the plans to help those with disabilities have already been rolled out in 2020, while more will be rolled out progressively from the second half of 2021.
71.5% of employers highlighted that relevant work experience and skills matter more as this allows the candidate to perform the job almost immediately.
More women were appointed to the boards of statutory boards, companies and Institutions of Public Character (IPCs) in 2020.
Among the 9,500 trainees placed across 2,500 firms, four in five are recent graduates, while the remaining are mid-career jobseekers.
MOM has reported that 35% of job vacancies last year could be done remotely, adding that these openings were largely for PMET roles.
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.