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.
Over the period, payroll jobs showed the largest increase in Queensland and the Northern Territory, each rising by 0.6% and 0.5% respectively.
The number of unemployed persons in April totalled 742,700 persons, falling by 0.1 percentage point or 10,500 persons month-on-month.
Those receiving job-seeking benefits totalled 704,000 in May, in line with a downward trend of 759,000 in March, and 739,000 in April.
A recent SAP SuccessFactors webinar pinpointed the ways HR leaders can successfully pivot to build a future-capable workforce.
In April, a total of 92,100 people — comprising Singapore citizens and permanent residents — were unemployed.
The Ministry of Employment and Labour said the number of employees hired by local businesses grew 2.1% year-on-year in April.
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A recent webinar organised by Indeed and HRM Asia examined trends in recruitment, and how organisations can reshape their employer brand.
Official figures also show an improvement in youth unemployment, which is now better than at the start of the pandemic.
Neil Jones, Regional Managing Director of AMS, highlights how recruitment strategies can keep pace with changing business priorities.
An upcoming webinar from SAP SuccessFactors will provide insights into how HR leaders can successfully pivot to build a future-capable workforce.
A new survey by i4cp aims to explore workforce readiness and how organisations identify, attract, develop and deploy talent.
The government will continue subsidies for the unemployed, and vocational training, upskilling, internships for college graduates.
The Department of Finance (DOF) has said gains in employment cannot be sustained if strict lockdowns are repeatedly being imposed.
Globalization Partners' Charles Ferguson explains why the rise of the remote workforce may help level the playing field on a global scale.
The number of employed workers in South Korea totalled 27.21 million in April, up 652,000 from a year ago.
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.