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Unemployment rose, but lower than previous highs during SARS and global financial crisis: MOM

Reporting the early effects of COVID-19 on the labour market in the first quarter of 2020, Ministry of Manpower (MOM) said total employment...

Covid-19

NTU and Facebook pilot programme to develop data centre talents in Singapore

Tech giant Facebook has partnered Nanyang Technological University Singapore (NTU) to launch a pilot programme aimed at developing local...

Singapore

NUS initiative creates 1,000 jobs and traineeships for graduating students

NUS announced the Resilience and Growth (R&G) Initiative, which offers 1,000 full-time salaried positions and paid traineeships in diverse...

Covid-19

Singapore unveils measures to help companies with cash-flow amid COVID-19

Ministry of Manpower (MOM) is urging firms with excess manpower to prioritise locals to be retained in their jobs.

Covid-19

Singapore announces support measures for tourism sector impacted by COVID-19

Singapore Tourism Board (SBT) will be providing tourism companies with more support to upgrade the capabilities of their workers.

Singapore

Google and Facebook top places to work in Singapore, fall out of top 10 in US: Report

Tech giants Google and Facebook claimed the top two spots as the best places to work in Singapore as rated by employees, according to a list...

Singapore

Maybank Kim Eng cuts 5 per cent of Singapore manpower

Maybank Kim Eng has reduced 5 per cent of its manpower in Singapore amid stiff competition from fintech firms, according to news reports.

Corporate

Singapore’s employment rate rises, but with slowing median income growth

From June 2018 to June 2019, the employment rate for Singapore residents aged 25 to 64 rose from 80.3 per cent to 80.8 per cent.

Singapore

IT graduates enjoy highest employment rate, command highest median salary in 2018

IT and digital technologies graduates from the Class of 2018 had the highest full-time permanent employment rate at 91.7 percent.

Singapore

NUS graduates ranked top 10 most employable globally

In the latest Global University Employability Ranking, NUS jumped six spots to be placed in the 10th position.

Singapore

Singapore workers are increasingly dissatisfied with their employers: Mercer report

The satisfaction levels among workers in Singapore have declined consistently for the last three years.

Singapore

NTU climbs 12 places on Financial Times' global EMBA ranking to arrive at 18th position

NTU Singapore has been placed 18th in the Financial Times’ latest ranking of Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) programmes...

Singapore

NTU launches eight mobile-learning courses for professionals

Nanyang Technological University (NTU) has launched eight mobile-learning courses aimed at upskilling working professionals – both alumni...

Singapore

Starhub cuts 300 employees amid transformation plan

StarHub will be cutting about 300 employee head-counts due to a strategic business review.

Singapore

NUS’ new AI-powered career app helps students develop skills for their dream job

Jointly developed by NUS and JobTech, NUS career+ is a unique mobile application that provides advice to students on education planning and...

Singapore

20.6 percent of Singapore workforce will have their jobs displaced by 2028, highest in SEA

Singapore will also face the greatest job-skills mismatch in the region.

Singapore

Labour market improves for first half of 2018; job vacancies hit 3-year high in June

However, job-skills mismatch will continue to pose a challenge to the industries.

Singapore

Singapore youths most pessimistic about tech and job prospects in the region

Only 31.2 percent of the youths in Singapore believe technology will increase the number of jobs available.

Singapore