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.
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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.
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.
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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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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.
The China Desk service provides Chinese companies expanding into Singapore with a one-stop solution that caters to their business needs.
AIA Singapore and Hyper Island have collaborated to launch Digital Ei8ht, a programme that redefines learning as companies undergo digital transformation.
Employees in Singapore should go to the office only when there is no alternative and checks will be conducted to make sure companies comply.
The majority of Citi Singapore employees will continue to work from home until July, even as Singapore eases ‘circuit breaker’ measures on June 2.
More employees in Singapore also find themselves working more after work hours and on weekends, according to the latest survey.
The expansion follows considerable demand in Asia for workforce management (WFM) and HR services and software, said Smart WFM.
The $33 billion Fortitude Budget is the fourth budget introduced this year by the Singapore Government, and will be focused on jobs.
To survive and thrive in the new world of work, organisations will need more agile processes, workflows and people.
Despite majority of people working remotely due to the pandemic, companies in Singapore are insufficiently prepared for cyber-attacks.
As Singapore exits the circuit breaker on June 1, employers are urged to continue allowing telecommuting “to the maximum extent”.
Speaking at the HR Tech Fest Connect 2020, Gaurava Sahi, Expert Associate Partner, McKinsey & Company, urged the HR industry to start thinking differently.
The new jobs will be a mix of openings for fresh graduates to apply as trainees, as well as more specialised roles for seasoned professionals.
The Samsung-backed HR Tech startup now serves over 8,000 clients across Taiwan, Singapore and Malaysia, and plans to continue its expansion into the Asia-Pacific region.
Companies’ support for their employees during the current COVID-19 crisis is one of the main drivers for brand trust among consumers.