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Talent Mismatch in Singapore Declines in Both Tech Sector and Broader Labour Market

Job site Indeed today revealed that Singapore’s talent mismatch has fallen by 8 percent over the past four years, from 44 percent in January 2015 to 36 percent in May 2019. The results indicates Singapore’s strong economy in which both employers and job seekers have adjusted to the evolving jobs landscape. A mismatch in the […]

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September 11, 20199:32 am
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MyCareersFuture.sg’s New Features Help Employers Hire Better Candidates

Government job search portal MyCareersFuture.sg launched the employers section of its website on Sunday, 8 September 2019. Previously, companies had to post job openings through Workforce Singapore’s (WSG) Jobs Bank, and jobseekers would see these listings appear on MyCareersFuture.sg. Along with bringing employers directly onto the platform, MyCareersFuture.sg also updated some of its features to […]

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September 10, 201911:35 am
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120 Million Workers Need Reskilling as a Result of AI and Automation

In the next three years, as many as 120 million workers in the world’s 12 largest economies may need to be retrained or reskilled as a result of AI and intelligent automation, according to a new IBM Institute for Business Value (IBV) study. Only 41 percent of CEOs surveyed say that they have the people, […]

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September 9, 201910:06 am
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Can Co-working Space Become the Future of Workplace?

The use of co-working spaces is on the rise, but should you accept a job in one or move your employees into a co-working space? According to recruiting experts Hays, there are several pros and cons to consider before you embrace this new trend. “Communal workspaces are not just for start-ups anymore,” says Grant Torrens, […]

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September 6, 201911:06 am
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Online Tutoring Boosts Demand for Teaching Opportunities

India is seeing a growing demands for teachers. Growth in searches for teaching jobs has jumped 40 percent in 2018-19, recent data from jobsite Indeed revealed. The impressive increase could be attributed to the development of digital media which has opened avenues to new roles such as online tutors and e-educators, Indeed said in a […]

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September 5, 201910:07 am
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Bad Behaviuors at Work Impact Productivity, Study Finds

The majority of American workers (77 percent) think that their co-workers could behave better in the workplace and that it is impacting productivity and morale, according to a new Kelton Global study on behalf of National Business Furniture (NBF). The study, which surveyed adults ages 18+ who are employed full or part time, examines how many […]

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August 29, 20199:47 am
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‘Human Touch’ Remains Essential to Candidate Experience: Study

Despite ongoing technology enhancements in the talent acquisition industry, recruiters and candidates agree that an informed, responsive recruiter is critical to creating a positive candidate experience and to finding the best person for the job. That according to two new global surveys – one of candidates and one of talent acquisition professionals – by Korn […]

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August 27, 201911:41 am
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Millennials Change Jobs Constantly to Seek the Best Employers

Millennials are opting to change their jobs constantly in meeting personal job life aspirations, said human resources solutions firm Randstad Sdn Bhd (Randstad Malaysia). Randstad Malaysia and Singapore managing director, Jaya Dass, said millennials’ fundamental motivation is survival, where job security is not the norm and will be meaningless in the next five to 10 […]

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August 22, 201911:08 am
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1 in 3 Workers Want their Companies to Offer Flexible Work Options

According to FlexJobs’ 8th annual survey, 30% of respondents have reported leaving a job because it did not offer flexible work options. 16% are currently looking for a new job because of flexibility issues. With this insight, it’s not surprising that 80% also said they would be more loyal to their employers if they had […]

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August 21, 201910:01 am
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Demands for FinTech Talent Remain Strong in Singapore: Report

Singapore FinTech Association (SFA) and PwC Singapore has jointly launched the FinTech Talent Survey 2019, which was undertaken to hear directly from the industry to better understand the issues faced by industry players with regard to shortfall in talent. The survey was launched at an event co-organised together with National Trades Union Congress (NTUC) and […]

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August 19, 201910:44 am