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15 Fastest-Growing Jobs in Southeast Asia in 2021

Careers in health care, education, and digital services are set to be among the fastest-growing in Southeast Asia this year, according to a new report released Tuesday. LinkedIn’s inaugural Jobs on the Rise report points to a surge in demand for medical professionals, teachers, and creatives in 2021, as the coronavirus changes the face of the region’s […]

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January 21, 20215:13 pm
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Are Companies Making The Most out of Digital Tools?

While Singapore has moved into Phase 3 of re-opening since 28 Dec 2020, workers are still awaiting updates on restrictions and guidelines to return to the office. But in the meantime, like many others worldwide, employers in Singapore will continue to embrace work from home (WFH) and hybrid work arrangements together with the appropriate digital tools. […]

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January 21, 20212:55 pm
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Technology, Logistics, E-commerce and Healthcare to Remain Key Growth Areas for 2021 in Singapore

As economies continue to tread a tightrope between recovery and pandemic-related developments a year on, bright spots emerge even as companies remain cautious in ramping up their workforce. The uncertainty has accelerated the urgency to build a resilient and digital-ready workforce to support transformed businesses. Professionals able to bring niche skillsets especially in areas of […]

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January 20, 20217:58 pm
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Does Working at E-commerce Companies in Southeast Asia Guarantee Job Satisfaction and Gender Diversity?

E-commerce is a fairly new industry. It arrived in Southeast Asia sometime around the ’90s, and only became what it is today, a rapidly accelerating economy, in the last decade. Thus, we may wonder if working in this young sector is any different than older, more developed industries? Since e-commerce is a place for the internet-savvy, […]

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January 14, 20216:13 pm
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Graduates and Students Optimistic about Singapore’s Job Market and Economy Post-Pandemic

Survey completed over Circuit Breaker, Phase One and Two in 2020, show optimism in the mid-to long-term impressions of student about scholarships, sectors and jobs. Healthcare, Government and Software sectors are deemed most attractive by students reflecting a shift to roles where passion and achievement can work together. Graduates and students are highly confident of […]

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January 14, 20215:06 pm
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Survey: What Departments are Looking to Hire Talents?

Despite two in five (61%) employers expressing a pessimistic outlook towards the current job market, 56% indicate that they have been recently hiring or intending to hire new talent to meet their current business goals. In particular, the top three functions employers have been hiring or intending to hire for are ‘IT & Digital’ (45%), […]

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January 6, 20214:55 pm
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1 in 3 Workers are More Burned Out Now than a Year Ago Due to Overworked: Survey

Drowning in work and feeling drained? Many professionals are, new research from global staffing firm Robert Half shows. More than one-third of workers surveyed (34%) said they are more burned out on the job today compared to a year ago. Of those respondents, 30% pointed to having a fuller plate at work as the top […]

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December 30, 20201:47 pm
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Employers Want Talents who Can Take On Hybrid Roles: Survey

In a COVID-19 economy where companies and individuals are compelled to adapt and evolve in a world of disruption, the change in skills required to keep businesses viable is outpacing the talent available. This is evidenced by seven in 10 employers (72%) citing difficulty in filling vacant roles in their companies. In addition, almost all […]

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December 28, 202012:56 pm
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User Education, Cloud Security and XDR Are Critical for Cybersecurity in 2021

Trend Micro Incorporated, the leader in cloud security, predicts that home networks, remote working software and cloud systems will be at the center of a new wave of attacks in 2021. Trend Micro’s predictions report, Turning the Tide, forecasts that cybercriminals in 2021 will particularly look to home networks as a critical launch pad to […]

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December 18, 20205:51 pm
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Asian Workers are Desperate to Get Back to the Office, Demanding Hybrid Workplace Model

A major survey of white-collar workers around the world by Barco, global leader in visualisation and collaboration solutions, has revealed surprising findings of employee expectations for the workplace in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic. The study – which surveyed 1,750 employees around the world (250 each from the United States, United Kingdom, France, Germany, […]

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December 16, 20204:22 pm