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4 Key Trends Shaping the Workforce in 2022

Work is having its moment. The transformation of the global workforce accelerated in 2021, driven by the continued impact of the pandemic and strains on businesses amid record labor shortages and shifting worker priorities. It’s a strain felt universally. ADP Research Institute found that 64 percent of the global workforce was negatively impacted by COVID-19, […]

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November 22, 20215:07 pm
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1.6 Million Tourism Jobs in Asia Lost Due to the Pandemic: ILO

Nearly one-third of job losses in five Asian countries were linked to the tourism sector, with an estimated 1.6 million jobs lost from this region alone, according to a recent ILO study. With international borders being closed during the global lockdown, Covid-19 has left a massive impact on employment in the tourism sector. Data from […]

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November 19, 20214:18 pm
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In 2021, IT Salaries in APAC Rose 10% Amidst Skill Gaps

Skillsoft recently released its annual Global Knowledge IT Skills and Salary Report, exploring the current state of skills gaps, training and development, compensation, and job satisfaction in the IT industry. Based on responses from more than 9,300 IT professionals globally, the report found that 76 percent of IT decision-makers worldwide (73 percent across APAC) are […]

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November 17, 20215:38 pm
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Workers in Singapore Can Expect to See Higher Salary Increases in 2022

According to the latest Salary Trends Report by ECA International (ECA), workers in Singapore will see a higher increase to their salaries in 2022, with expected average salary increases of 3.5%. After factoring inflation, which looks set to remain around the same levels as this year at 1.5%, employees in Singapore will see a real […]

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November 16, 20214:42 pm
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4 in 5 People in APAC Believe Robots Can Support Their Career Better than Humans

People are turning to robots to support their career development after the COVID-19 pandemic left them feeling lonely and disconnected from their own lives, according to a new study by Oracle and Workplace Intelligence. The study of more than 14,600 employees, managers, HR leaders, and C-level executives across 13 countries found that people all around the world […]

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November 11, 202112:00 pm
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Most Preferred Employers to Work for in 2022, Ranked by Malaysian Undergrads

The results are in for the Graduates’ Choice Award (GCA) 2022 and Malaysian university students have spoken, ranking the most preferred employers to work for as well as chiming in on several other important employment preferences and attributes. Over 23,000 undergraduates from more than 100 private and public universities, voted to recognise various organisations from […]

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November 2, 20213:04 pm
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Indonesia is Going to Have Top Fresh Graduates by 2022, Here’s Why

The Indonesian Ministry of Education, Culture, Research, and Technology is actively working to reform manpower quality through the groundbreaking Kampus Merdeka Certified Internship. Launched this year, this program allows undergraduate students to develop their skills through activities outside of their campus. Students can get real work experience in the professional industries for 1-3 semesters. Through […]

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October 21, 20212:15 pm
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EWA (Earned Wage Access) Model to Radically Change SEA’s Payday Culture

EWA platforms are making their way into Southeast Asia (SEA). EWA model is predicted to solve employee’s long financial management problems by offering salary on demand. EWA platforms allow employees to withdraw their pay cheque without having to wait until payday. Generally, EWA platforms would front the money and then be reimbursed later by employers […]

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September 23, 20213:27 pm
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Workers with Skills Gaps Not Prioritised for Training Despite Prevalent Skills Mismatch: Report

As companies and workers transition into an endemic world, upskilling remains a key driver to build new capabilities and soar forward. According to business leaders, however, skills mismatch continues to be the most prevalent form of mismatches (63%). This is in comparison to experience mismatch (18%), wages mismatch (17%), and expectations mismatch (2%). Business leaders […]

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September 17, 20213:04 pm
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Top 25 Prospective Jobs without a College Degree

Looking for prospective job opportunities but do not have a college degree? Don’t get discouraged. The truth is, you do not always need a college degree to hit the job market and land a high-paying career. SkillPointe, a job platform that connects students and job seekers with rewarding careers, recently announced its first SkillPointe Job Score […]

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September 9, 20211:43 pm

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