The unemployment rate in the country fell to 6.95% in July – the lowest in four months, an indication of possible recovery in the labour market.
The Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) has approved eight new projects worth US$71.4 million expected to create over 9,500 jobs.
The recovery was attributed to hiring at pandemic-hit restaurants and retailers as the state of emergency was lifted in some areas.
Resident employment for citizens and permanent residents continued to expand, though at a slow pace due to stricter pandemic measures from May 16.
A US$400-million (₱20.1-billion) loan from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) will expand employment and skills programmes for youth in the country.
Steve Boese, President and Co-Founder of H3 HR Advisors, explains how a skills-centred approach to talent management is manifesting in HR technology.
Some 859,000, or 19.1% of 4.49 million economically inactive people aged 15 to 29 were preparing for job exams in May.
Statistics Korea’s data showed that it takes an average of 10.1 months for Koreans aged between 15 and 29 to land their first job.
Some 213,000 people are still out of jobs, but this is 20,200 fewer than the preceding quarter, as Hong Kong's labour market continues to recover.
In the first half this year, 56,253 local companies have registered their businesses, bringing the total number to 1.38 million.
The surveyed urban unemployment rate averaged at 5.2%, down 0.6 percentage points year-on-year, as China's economic recovery continues to gain pace.
In June, the country added 582,000 jobs year-on-year, marking four consecutive months of growth in employment numbers.
The government has been urged to balance the employment needs of local workers while remaining open to foreign investment and manpower
Last year, economic contributions from the sector had already expanded by 4.8%, as digitalisation gains pace in Singapore.
Workers will now be eligible for handouts of up to NT$20,000 in subsidies over four months if they find a new full-time job.
There were 75,000 connections made between jobseekers and employers in June, with a total of 34,212 job seekers newly registered.
The overall unemployment rate in the country trended down in May, falling marginally from 2.9% in the previous month.
The Skills Priority List, which provides a future demand rating for occupations nationwide, will be used to enact relevant employment policies.
Companies with five or more permanent staff are planning to hire 24% more employees in the six-month period ending this September.
President Rodrigo Duterte has signed an executive order to implement a recovery strategy for the country’s labour market.
According to a survey by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), 27% of businesses have difficulty in finding suitable staff.
The Australian central bank is committed to maintaining a monetary policy that will support the country’s employment and inflation goals.
The Employers Confederation of the Philippines (ECOP) is leading several business groups in pledging to create at least 1 million new jobs.
The number of employed women rose by 69,000, while the number of employed men increased by 46,000.
Hong Kong’s jobless rate fell for three consecutive months to a one-year low in May, as the economy continues to recover from the pandemic.
Total employment in the country grew in the first quarter this year, signaling a recovery in the local labour market.
6,500 workers have received special and been awarded with a dedicated technical and vocational certificate, in preparation for re-employment.
The country’s urban unemployment rate fell 5.0 percentage points to 9.7% month-on-month for the week which ended on June 13.
40.2% of Japanese people aged 60 and above want to work or continue in their jobs, a government survey has found.
Business owners can now make use of a new online tool developed by the government to hire their first employee, potentially preventing costly mistakes.