Tuesday, February 25, 2020

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...

Singapore to start mandatory ‘settling-in’ programme for new foreign workers in...

New foreigners on a work permit in Singapore will soon have to undergo a mandatory settling-in programme (SIP) to learn about the country's social...

Singapore employees to receive 2.6% salary increase in 2019

  Singaporeans will see their salaries increase by 4.0 percent in 2019, according to the latest Salary Trends survey by ECA International (ECA). After factoring...

4 IN 10 SINGAPOREANS WANT EARLY RETIREMENT

Almost 4 in 10 Singaporean employees want to retire at the age of 55, 10 years earlier than the retirement age set by the...

Singapore to minimise retrenchments due to COVID-19

Singapore’s Defence Minister, Ng Eng Hen said as the Singapore economy takes a hit from the COVID-19 outbreak, the Government will help minimise any...

Selecting quality talent a significant challenge for Singapore companies: Aon Talent...

Even as online assessments lead the way in hiring, Singapore companies continue to face an uphill battle in identifying the best talent for their...

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...

Singapore Ministry of Manpower to Focus on Retraining and Redeploying of...

Singapore’s incoming Minister of Manpower, Josephine Teo said the ministry’s key focus year would be to introduce more programmes to retrain and redeploy workers...

Singapore’s New SkillsFuture Study Awards Pave the Way to High-Value IP...

Singaporeans interested in advancing their Intellectual Property (IP) careers can now look forward to new SkillsFuture Study Awards for the IP sector. Administered by...

Asking employees the right questions — at the right time

Exit interviews get mixed reviews among HR professionals. But if you’re going to do them, you need to do them right. Andrew Lu, writing on...

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Singapore to Offer Cash Grant to Offset Local Workers’ Wages

With the announcement of Singapore’s Budget 2020, Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat has promised the introduction of a new scheme that will subsidise...

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Employees in India, Indonesia & China hopeful of career prospects

Employees in India, Indonesia and China are more hopeful about their career prospects than workers in any other major economy, according to a new...

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HR Summit 2020

When: 16 March - 18 March 2020 Where: RACV Royal Pines Resort & Spa Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia Marshall Goldsmith, the World’s #1 Executive Coach &...