Official figures released showed jobs rising by 178,800 for the month, an improvement from September’s numbers.
As more staff look for work online, companies are also starting to hire more freelancers to cut costs, in response to the pandemic.
The move by the Japanese government seeks to make the country more attractive for foreigners to work in by taking care of workers’ wellbeing.
The number of unemployed people reached 1.03 million for the month as the South Korean economy continues to be impacted by the pandemic.
The pass, says the Singapore government, will enable Singapore to build a strong tech base in the country, and bring more opportunities to the workforce.
Singapore’s manufacturing output grew by 24.2% in September compared with the same month last year.
Malaysian graduates are either unemployed six months after completing their studies, or are taking jobs they are overskilled for.
The move is a bid to raise employment numbers among foreign graduates in the country.
The service sector in China is showing signs of recovery with hiring rising to its highest level in a year.
The country's Budget 2021 will also allocate RM$2 billion (US$582 million) for hiring incentives as Malaysia continues its economic recovery.
Singapore Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat believes the system needs to be improved to better match job candidates to job vacancies.
The Ministry of Manpower also reported that 9,000 opportunities were offered in the same period.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison hopes the declining COVID-19 cases is a sign of better things to come for Australia's job market.
Trade and Industry Minister Chan Chun Sing said Singaporeans should not worry as there are 3.5 million jobs for 2.5 million locals.
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The company, who has offices in Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand, sees Singapore as a strategic location to expand its presence in Southeast Asia.
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The latest job data paints a bleak outlook for Japan as it continues to struggle to recover from the economic impact caused by the pandemic.
While confident that they can tide over the pandemic, most businesses in Singapore acknowledge the challenges facing them.
WSG has continued to help mid-career employees in Singapore transition to new careers.
The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) also revealed the top five jobs that are offered in its weekly jobs situation report.
The latest Singapore data centre, which is its first in Southeast Asia, brings its total to 18 sites globally.
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Google Singapore’s Ben King explains to HRM Asia the company’s role in the Skills Ignition SG programme, and how it is helping to reshape L&D needs.
The RM1.5 billion programme was introduced to help workers who have been displaced by the COVID-19 pandemic find jobs.
The country’s HR Minister reassured local citizens will be given priority when it comes to any available job openings.
As of June 2020, there were 90,500 unemployed residents, of whom 79,600 were citizens.
Deloitte’s Erica Volini explains why HR should take the lead in reinventing the workforce and ensuring organisational stability.
The company has launched a new Asia-Pacific revenue team and appointed Charles Ferguson as General Manager for the region.
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