The IHRP Playbook for Food Services highlights key human capital strategies and solutions adopted by companies in Singapore.
Employers in Singapore have also been urged to clearly communicate their expectations upfront and manage appraisals fairly based on work outcomes.
The country believes that the approach to workplace flexibility should be inclusive, as remote working is not practical for all types of workers.
These include asking employees to return to the workplace when they can work from home, and not implementing sufficient safe distancing measures.
The overall unemployment rate fell to 2.5% in November from 2.6% the month before, statistics from the Manpower Ministry show.
Job redesign and employee well-being will be key to retaining employees, says Indranee Rajah, Second Minister for Finance.
Singapore’s economy grew 7.2% in 2021 – the fastest growth since 2010, rebounding from 2020’s recession.
It was also proposed that platform companies should provide a baseline level of coverage for work injuries sustained by these workers.
Workers who are partially vaccinated will be granted a grace period of up till January 31 to complete their full vaccination regime.
Applicants who did not receive support under the grant this year can receive up to three tranches in 2022 should they meet the requirements.
Supporting the wages of over 380,000 local workers, this brings the total amount of JSS support to over S$28 billion since the scheme was introduced.
Microsoft’s Return to Workplace solution is helping to create a safe and productive work environment in a resilient and digitally inclusive Singapore.
Resident employment grew by 19,100 in Q3 but, at the same time, non-resident employment fell by 21,500, said the Ministry of Manpower (MOM).
From January 1 next year, up to 50% of employees who can work from home will be allowed to return to the office.
About 97% of the labour force have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with about 75,000 workers still unvaccinated as of December 5.
Fathers who work in these firms will be able to enjoy four weeks of paternity leave, an increase from two weeks under current regulations.
The "priority skills” workers need to have for the next three years are in the key growth areas of the digital, green and care sectors.
IHRP’s “The People Behind People Forum” recognises the contributions of Singapore’s HR community to wellbeing and business continuity.
Inspire-Tech shares how they have benefitted from participating in the Work-Study Degree pathway offered by the Singapore Institute of Technology.
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.