Gerald Gan, Head of Institute of Business Excellence, NTUC LearningHub, explains why gaining adaptive skills is critical for employees to stay relevant.
The employment rate for residents rose to 67.2% in June this year, up from 64.5% last year, and higher than the pre-pandemic level of 65.2% in June 2019.
The CHRO Online Series continues December 2 with CHRO Singapore highlighting how CHROs can help develop human-centric leadership in 2022.
By Q3’21, the total number of people employed had fallen by 196,400, of which 113,500 jobs were lost during the circuit breaker period in Q2'21.
The CHRO Online Series continues December 2 with CHRO Singapore examining the critical roles CHROs play in driving organisational success.
Wage support to businesses in sectors hit hard by the pandemic, such as F&B, retail, and tourism, will be lowered from 25% to 10%.
As the labour market changes, it should serve more employees by expanding its reach and addressing workers’ holistic need, said Singapore's Deputy PM.
Medically eligible public officers who opt to remain unvaccinated against COVID-19 may be asked to take unpaid leave.
The Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants highlights what it takes for organisations to advance their digital transformation journey.
Between March last year and September 2021, more than 73,000 business entities ceased operations, while nearly 103,600 were formed.
The retirement and re-employment ages for employees will be progressively raised under the law to enable older Singaporeans to continue working.
HRM Asia’s CHRO Online Series 2021 continues November 18 with CHRO Malaysia re-examining the role of HR leaders in the future organisation.
Workers with gross monthly salaries of up to S$2,000 (US$1,482) should get a 4.5% to 7.5% raise of between S$70 (US$51.9) and S$90 (US$66.7).
The Manpower Ministry (MOM) said the labour market saw a rise in resident employment and fewer retrenchments compared to Q2.
From 1 January 2022, workers who refuse to disclose their COVID-19 vaccination status will be treated as unvaccinated.
About 113,000 working people remain unvaccinated in the country, out of which only a small portion are not medically fit for the COVID-19 vaccination.
From January 1 next year, only those who are vaccinated will be allowed back to the workplace, or if they have tested negative for COVID-19.
Businesses in select sectors significantly affected by tightened COVID-19 measures will receive a 25% wage support under the Jobs Support Scheme.
Employees who made claims for salary arrears and compensation for wrongful dismissal in the last financial year recovered S$13 million.
The programme will commence in the first quarter of next year, and will support up to 30 training and job opportunities.
The overall unemployment rate in August fell by 0.1 percentage point to 2.7% month-on-month, due to a temporary easing of labour demand.
The government has recovered S$361 million (US$266 million) from 4,862 firms to remedy overpayments in the Jobs Support Scheme (JSS).
The employment rate of workers aged 55 to 64 has held steady at over 67%, despite the pandemic, says Singapore's Manpower Minister.
If their jobs do not allow them to work from home, then employers must treat the period of absence as paid sick leave, said authorities.
As COVID-19 cases continue to spike, work from home (WFH) will be the default for all employees who are able to do so.
The payouts are expected to benefit over 43,900 employers in Singapore to support the wages of more than 570,000 local employees.
A white paper with "concrete proposals" to tackle issues concerning women will be presented in Parliament in early 2022.
An advisory committee expects to provide recommendations that require legislative change by the second half of next year.
Companies should also remain outward-looking and stay engaged with the global economy, said the trade and industry minister
The ratio of job vacancies to unemployed persons rose to above one for the first time since March 2019, with 163 jobs for every 100 unemployed persons.