Tuesday, July 25, 2017

The future of work: temporary jobs filled by freelancers as permanent...

Freelancers will make up 43 per cent of the global workforce by 2020, compared to a mere 6 per cent in 1989, according to...

Singapore to help workers land jobs in five growth sectors

Singapore’s government has identified five industries as potentially major sources of job openings in the years ahead. Manpower Minister Lim Swee Say said more...

Maybank IB Research maintains positive outlook for construction sector

Maybank IB Research is maintaining a positive outlook for the construction sector, backed by potential flow of job awards, which is expected to pick up again in...

Towards a future of work without child labour and forced labour...

The ILO' Bureau for Workers ‘Activities (ACTRAV) organised a two -day regional conference on the role of trade unions in Europe in the fight...

BBC to publish names of its biggest earners

Britain’s BBC will reveal the salaries of its highest paid employees for the first time today in a move imposed by the government to...

Recalibrating Market Forces to Build Sustainable and Equitable Economies

The Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE), agencies under the umbrella of the United Nations, believes that by convening international institutions, governments, the...

With relevant skills, youth can help accelerate progress on the Sustainable...

On World Youth Skills Day, ILO highlights the need to provide new skills for young people that respond effectively to new forms of work. Today,...

Malaysian Labour Force Up 0.1% In May

The Malaysian labour force increased 0.1 per cent in May 2017 to 14.96 million compared to 14.94 million in the previous month, said the...

Dell Global Index Reveals APJ City Rankings for Women Entrepreneurs

• Dell announces findings of annual Dell Women Entrepreneur Cities (WE Cities) Index − the only global gender-specific index that looks at a city’s...

US firms face hiring difficulties, business survey

A business survey released today showed that a growing number of US employers are struggling to hire new workers and some have raised wages...