To help workers laid off due to the recent resurgence of COVID-19, the Labour Ministry has compiled a list of 58,151 job openings.
The increase in vacancies reflect the pace of recovery in labour demand in the second half of the year, says labour stats chief.
Employment figures in the industrial and service sectors increased for the sixth consecutive month in November.
The city government has requested permission from the Ministry of Home Affairs to employ 10,700 civil servants in 2021 instead of the 7,100 approved earlier.
Corporate workers can now search for jobs at schools in a new section of the education ministry’s website.
The country aims to tap into the Singapore workforce, instead of relaxing its foreign worker policy, says minister.
The National Employment Agency (NEA) is preparing 20,000 jobs in the kingdom for migrant workers returning from Thailand.
Hong Kong's government is offering companies a grant of HK$10,000 (US$1,290) for each recent college graduate they employ.
The government is partnering international venture capital fund managers to create jobs, said Malaysia’s finance minister.
The government also plans to support smaller businesses, offer tax incentives to increase hiring, and support sectors that were severely retrenched.
A joint initiative by the Ministry of Commerce (MoC) and UN Development Programme (UNDP) will boost the kingdom’s e-commerce drive and create jobs.
The employment rate of university graduates of the class of 2019 fell, while the employment gap between men and women widened.
The government programme aims to support up to 80,000 additional apprenticeships over five years, particularly in industries with skill gaps to fill.
The government plans to revise various regulations in immigration, foreign business and other areas to attract more foreign direct investment next year.
The number of workers changing jobs has seen a 6.8% drop in the first nine months of this year compared to the same period last year.
The nation’s hiring incentive and training assistance programme has also helped 106,443 employees secure employment.
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Among the groups identified to receive further government support include university graduates, rural migrant workers and poor urban families.
One of the main aims of South Korea’s 2021 economic policy plan is to prop up the sluggish labour market.
Younger jobseekers are finding it harder to find openings with the government’s job creation programme.
The jobless rate eased to 6.8%, the labour participation rate rose to 66.1%, while monthly hours worked rose by 43 million hours.
The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) said 91,340 job openings are available with most classified as long-term jobs.
A survey by India’s chamber of commerce for the tech industry found that startups in the country have seen their revenue accelerate, and funding improved.
The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) is expecting digital banks to employ a “sizeable number of people”.
Out of 100,000 employees insured under Socso who have been laid off, about 31% or 30,977 have found new jobs.
31% of employers said virtual hiring gave them wider access to talent, while 28% said that it allowed flexibility and convenience.
Roles are set to change when companies’ adopt technologies that will transform tasks, jobs and skills, creating new employment opportunities.
Prime minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin has launched MalaysiaBiz – a one-stop government portal that aims to streamline the setting up of businesses.
The tourism subsidy package will run until Jan 31 next year, while a separate co-payment scheme will end on Dec 31.