Monday, September 23, 2019

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...

PMET Jobs That Require Digital Skills Grew By 50% in 2018

The number of PMET jobs for Software, Web and Media developer positions grew nearly 50% from 4,520 job openings in 2017 to 6,700 in...

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Asia Corporate Wellness Market Expected to Double by 2024

The corporate wellness market in the APAC region is set to grow from US$3.4 billion in 2015 to US$7.4 billion by 2024. This prediction...

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Employer Medical Benefit Costs in Asia Pacific to Grow 8.7% in...

Medical costs in Asia Pacific are forecasted to increase from 8.6 percent in 2019 to 8.7 percent in 2020, according to the 2020 Global...

Diary

HR Leaders Singapore 2019

When: 10 October 2019 Where: Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel, Singapore This one-day strategy meeting offers unique feature of— interactive roundtable discussions featuring key topics in talent...