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Greening with Jobs: Report on Employment and Social Outlooks

In recent decades, population all over the world has contributed to environmental damage. UNEP reported that since 1970s, we have used more resources than could be regenerated by nature and produced more waste while emitting more greenhouse gasses. As the result of rapid population growth and toxic gasses worsened with current development models and economic […]

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March 19, 20191:40 pm
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McKinsey Study on the Values of Employees with Down Syndrome for Organisations

“Employees with Down syndrome are a particularly interesting topic of research as they have a number of characteristics that both increase challenges associated with inclusion and bring added benefits to an organization.” – McKinsey & Company According to BBC, Down syndrome individuals are struggling to find work. It shows that fewer than 20 percent of […]

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March 14, 20193:12 pm
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8 in 10 Malaysian Employees Expect a Yearly Bonus: Survey

Recent survey commissioned by Randstad Malaysia revealed that majority (83 percent) employees in the country are expecting a yearly bonus, averaging between one and two months salary. According to Randstad Malaysia Country Director Ryan Carroll, employees were looking forward to receive the rewards in the form of yearly bonus for their contributions and loyalty to […]

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March 14, 20199:08 am
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Singapore to Raise Retirement Age Amidst Greying Society

Having the world’s second-fastest ageing society, Singapore government has reached agreement trade unions and employers to increase the retirement age, said Manpower Minister Josephine Teo last week (Mar 5). Currently, the retirement age is 62, while companies are required by law to offer eligible employees the option of extending their tenure until they are 67, […]

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March 5, 201910:46 am
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Singapore to Become One of the World’s Best Destinations to Hire Tech Talents

The Lion City is projected to be among the best places to hire tech talents in the coming decade, recent Glassdoor report showed. This positive forecast can be attributed mostly to Singapore’s highly educated workforce, proximity to large Asian markets, as well as pro-tech-investment policy stance. Based on job postings on the jobs website Glassdoor, […]

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February 20, 20199:46 am
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5 Tips Revitalise Your Career Over Chinese New Year

With the coming of Chinese New Year on February 5, many professionals in Singapore are looking to celebrate their achievements from the previous year and are set to enjoy a well-deserved rest with friends and family. Beyond festivities, ambitious professionals can use this time to reassess where they are in their career for even greater […]

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February 7, 20199:13 am
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Adapt and Grow Initiative Helped 30,000 People Find Jobs in 2018

In the era of economic disruption, workers are required to continuously upgrade their skills in facing the challenges and changes in the workforce. During the era of digital transformation, many workers are required to move into new industries or even lose their jobs. PM Lee said that he was glad to see a lot of […]

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January 28, 20199:31 am
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Gender Wage Gap: Citigroup Reveals Female Employees Earn 29% Less than Men

Female employees at Citigroup receive 29 percent less than their male counterparts, said the Wall Street bank on Wednesday (Jan 16). Citing an internal analysis, Citigroup said that the median pay for the bank’s women employees globally was just 71 percent of the median for men. Meanwhile, the median pay for minorities in the United […]

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January 21, 20199:36 am
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Salary Not the Biggest Driver for Job Satisfaction for Workers in Singapore: Report

Getting fat paycheck does not always guarantee Singaporean workers to be satisfied with their jobs, recent study by Qualtrics found. According to a survey involving over 500 participants in the country, salary is not main driver of for job satisfaction. Instead, the main drivers for job satisfaction locally were confidence in the company’s senior leadership […]

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January 21, 20199:15 am
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Singapore Government Prepare Plans to Help Workers Train and Take on New Jobs

Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has message for Singaporeans among the growing anxiety over jobs and the state of the economy. Speaking during a visit to Workforce Singapore’s Careers Connect at Lifelong Learning Institute in Paya Lebar, he said that that resources and the resolve are in place to help them train and take […]

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January 21, 20199:14 am