Monday, October 21, 2019

Singapore to raise retirement, re-employment ages in 2021

Singapore’s Public Service Division said it will raise the retirement and re-employment ages of its officers by one year to 63 and 68 respectively...

Mismatched Salary Expectations for Singapore Overseas Returnees

Singapore’s overseas returnees don’t expect premium salaries, yet mismatched salary expectations persist Despite the willingness of overseas returnees to earn a salary equivalent to what...

300 cleaning robots to roll out in Singapore by March 2020

Autonomous cleaning robots that can sing, rap, speak in the four official languages in Singapore, as well as Singlish, will be deployed around Singapore. Local...

What Singapore’s slowing GDP growth means for the jobs market

As Singapore’s outlook darkens with growth cooling to levels last seen a decade ago, there could be more retrenchments and fewer job vacancies ahead,...

Singapore’s Wage Council Suggests Pay Hike, one-off Payment

National Wages Council suggests S$50-S$70 pay hike, one-off payment for low-wage workers Singapore’s National Wages Council has recommended that low-wage workers receive a pay increase...

26 weeks of paid parental leave?

26 weeks of paid parental leave? That’s what some employees in Singapore get Employees of British alcoholic beverage firm Diageo in Singapore will soon be...

Getting millennials onboard the maritime industry

Competition for young talent is becoming increasingly stiff as young people are entering the workforce with greater expectations. With Singapore boasting the title of the...

Leaders call for new playbook to accelerate gender equality

Global Leaders call for a new playbook to accelerate progress on gender equality at P&G WeSeeEqual Summit Procter & Gamble today hosted the second annual...

A Wake-Up Call for Technology Professionals

Think you are all set to ride the new wave of technology disruption? Think again! Shortage of IT professionals as well as the high...

Logistics Industry Need a “Family-First” Approach

A “family-first” mentality could move the logistics industry forward The challenging nature of the logistics industry has left it fighting a manpower crunch. Across the...

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South Korea Efforts to Boost Employment Appears to be Working

For a long time now, South Korea has been suffering from employment issues. The country employment market is more often than not dominated by...

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HRDF Welcomes Government’s Efforts to Upskill Workforce

The Human Resources Development Fund has welcomed efforts by the Malaysian Government to up-skill the local labour workforce, as recently announced in Budget 2020....

Diary

Human Resources Revamped Asia 2019

When: 15 - 17 October Where: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia The world of work has changed dramatically in the past decade, shaped by factors that include technological...