JobTrainer was designed for 17 to 24-year-olds and the unemployed, and was initially slated to expire in September.
In March, the number of unemployed citizens aged 15 and above was estimated at 3.44 million, 747,000 less than from February.
HR Tech Fest Connect 2021 will provide key insights that will allow organisations to plan for a successful workplace transformation.
Over the March quarter, employment rose by 15,000 in New Zealand, as the country continues to recover from the pandemic.
HR Tech Fest Connect 2021 will provide key insights into how organisations can more effectively manage their employees’ mental health and wellbeing.
The financial sector is expected to create 6,500 new jobs this year, building on its net gain of 2,200 positions last year.
Organisations can build futureproof workforces by leaping forward in iterative ways and, strengthening the skills and capabilities that are critical for success.
HR Tech Fest Connect 2021 will examine how organisations can recruit and retain the best talent, in order to move successfully into a new era of work.
Chief Executive Carrie Lam has affirmed her commitment to create jobs, improve employee welfare and boost protection of workers’ interests.
Since end-2020, the number of Australians relying on unemployment benefits has fallen by 13% as the country continues to recover from the pandemic.
The MyMudah platform, launched last July, aims to alleviate the economic impact of COVID-19 on local enterprises and international businesses.
Singapore’s labour market is showing shoots of recovery with total employment growing by 4,800 in Q1'21 after four consecutive quarters of decline.
Over the past year, Singaporeans’ perception of the job market has shown marked improvement, while their job security levels remain largely unchanged.
To spur job creation, the country’s biggest employers’ association has called on the government to waive off fees for the renewal of existing permits and licences.
A survey carried out from late March to early April saw 40 companies saying that they have increased or plan to increase mid-career hiring.
To help workers made jobless by the latest COVID-19 wave, the country’s Ministry of Labour is compiling a list of more than 225,000 job vacancies.
Some of the plans to help those with disabilities have already been rolled out in 2020, while more will be rolled out progressively from the second half of 2021.
Through a new initiative, the government aims to provide a level playing field for social impact firms by supporting their job creation and innovation efforts.
Data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) showed that 70,700 net new jobs were created in March, double the expected 35,000.
Job vacancies have also increased across all industries, with the highest growth in healthcare, manufacturing, construction and hospitality.
71.5% of employers highlighted that relevant work experience and skills matter more as this allows the candidate to perform the job almost immediately.
The number of job openings in March reached 238,700, rising for 11 straight months, according to the National Skills Commission.
This is part of Hong Kong’s Job Creation Scheme, which aims to create 30,000 temporary jobs in the public and private sectors over the next two years.
It aims to work with employers, employers’ associations and career strategic partners nationwide to achieve its job target.
The number of women in their 20s who held non-regular jobs rose the fastest, growing by 5.5 percentage points.
MOM has reported that 35% of job vacancies last year could be done remotely, adding that these openings were largely for PMET roles.
The sectors of wholesale and retail trade, education, and human health and social work saw a continuous increase in employment.
The Ministry of Manpower reported a fourth consecutive month of decline in the overall unemployment rate in Singapore
The government is not raising minimum wages after ending its JobKeeper programme on March 28, citing job creation as one of its priorities.
The initiative, by the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), is aimed at boosting the digital business industry and to nurture quality tech talent.