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Amazon Plans to Bring One Million Jobs to India by 2025

With Amazon’s continued investments in technology, infrastructure and its logistic network, the e-commerce major plans to create one million new jobs in India over the next five years, company announced on Friday (Jan 17). “Amazon plans to create one million new jobs in India by 2025,” the company said in a statement, adding that the […]

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January 22, 20205:19 pm
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Indonesia is Set to Overhaul 79 Laws in a Push for Jobs and Foreign Investment

Indonesia is set to overhaul its nearly two-decade old labor law and scrap an array of rules that hinder foreign investment as President Joko Widodo seeks to transition the economy from a commodity reliant one into a manufacturing hub, Bloomberg reports. The government plans to table a bill in parliament on Tuesday (Jan 21) that […]

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January 21, 20205:23 pm
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Job Applicants No Longer Have to Declare Their Mental Ilness: TAFEP

According to a study done by the Institute of Mental Health last year, one in seven people in Singapore has experienced a mental disorder in their lifetime. Yet, a 2016 study showed that more than three-quarters of people with a mental health condition in Singapore did not seek any professional help—this was described as a […]

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January 21, 20203:16 pm
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Citi Singapore Adjusts Pay for Female Staff to Close Gender Pay Gap

Citigroup Inc. has adjusted the pay in Singapore of women who earned less than their male peers for doing the same work, the latest action in a growing trend of companies and countries seeking to close the gender gap in pay. “Since 2018, we made an assessment of where we are and what we need […]

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January 20, 20204:19 pm
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Retrenched Workers Seek Help from Socso

Dozens of Media Prima Bhd employees who were part of the group’s retrenchment exercise turned up at the Social Security Organisation (Socso) to seek employment opportunities. Socso, through the Employment Insurance System (EIS), opened its doors as a employment services provider to help those laid off get back on their feet. Socso chief executive officer […]

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January 14, 20203:37 pm
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India is Creating Fewer Jobs for World’s Biggest Workforce

India will create at least 1.6 million fewer formal jobs across government and low-paying sectors, State Bank of India estimates, a segment that typically absorbs some of the millions of youth entering the world’s biggest workforce each year. There’s also evidence that people who migrate within the country for employment are sending less money home […]

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January 13, 20204:46 pm
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January is Prime Month for Job Seeking: Glassdoor

The start of a new year is typically a time for renewed motivation to pursue resolutions like exercising more or eating healthier. For the career-minded, it’s time to refresh the resume and look for new jobs that offer better cultural fit, more pay or career opportunities. This annual surge in job seeking activity is large […]

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January 13, 20203:44 pm
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Planning to Retire Soon? Here’s the 10 Best Global Retirement Destinations

Cost of living, healthcare system, climate, ease of setting up residence… These are just some of the criteria taken into account by the annual InternationalLiving.com survey to determine the 10 best retirement destinations worldwide. At a time when the impact of changing demographics on the future of retirement is making headlines in many areas around […]

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January 9, 20202:51 pm
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What Jobs Kids in 2020 Want to Have When They Grow Up?

The results of the 11th Children’s Dream Career Survey for 2020 are out. The annual survey is conducted by Adecco Group Thailand. 4,050 Thai children, aged 7 to 14 years from all parts of the country, were surveyed about their dream career. The top dream career for Thai kids is to become a doctor, followed by […]

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January 7, 20204:28 pm
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Indian Private Companies to Create 700,000 Jobs in 2020

With bullish hiring sentiments, private sector players are likely to create seven lakh jobs and the overall increase in salaries is projected to be around 8 percent in the New Year, according to a survey. MyHiringClub.com & Sarkari-Naukri.info Employment Trend Survey (MSETS) 2020 indicated that most employers are optimistic about their hiring plans. “Around 7 […]

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January 6, 20204:09 pm