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Over 12,000 Tech Jobs Available in Singapore

More than 12,000 information and communications technology (ICT) jobs are available under the SGUnited Jobs and Skills Package to help boost a growing digital economy, said the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) in its latest jobs situation report on Tuesday (Nov 24). Since 2015, 17,000 locals have joined the industry, and as of June this year […]

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November 27, 20205:08 pm
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4 Tips before Making an Offer to Top Candidates 

Deciding which qualified candidates to choose for a very important job position is never an easy task. Since recruiting is all about finding the best talent that can make a great contribution to a company, it’ll be a costly mistake when the position is given to the wrong one. The actual talent that is meant […]

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November 26, 202011:46 am
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4 Talent Acquisition Challenges and Opportunities in 2021

While waiting for the Coronavirus vaccine to be ready, leaders and organisations are embracing the New Normal. Some workers have returned to the workplace with strict health protocols; hospitality and travel industries have also reopened; while leaders are observing how these measures will stay for the future of work post-COVID.  Above all, it is projected […]

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November 24, 20203:10 pm
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Google’s Kormo Jobs Updated Some Features to Ease Job Search

Google recently offers a number of feature updates to its job application, Kormo Jobs. According to Operations Lead Kormo on Google’s Next Billion Users initiative team, Bickey Russell, this update goes hand-in-hand with increased app usage this year, as well as addressing job search challenges amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. “The figure has doubled, which means […]

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November 23, 20206:31 pm
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Unemployment Claims Rise to 742,000 in the US, Millions to Lose Aid

The number of Americans seeking unemployment aid rose last week to 742,000, the first increase in five weeks and a sign that the resurgent viral outbreak is likely slowing the economy and forcing more companies to cut jobs. The worsening pandemic and the arrival of cold weather could accelerate layoffs in the weeks ahead. Of […]

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November 23, 20206:24 pm
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New Work Pass to Attract Foreign Tech Workers to Launch in January

The Economic Development Board (EDB) recently announced plans to launch Tech.Pass, a targeted programme to attract founders, leaders and technical experts with experience in established or fast-growing tech companies, so as to contribute to the development of Singapore’s tech ecosystem. Tech.Pass will allow pass holders flexibility in the participation of activities such as starting and […]

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November 20, 20205:40 pm
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Accelerating Workforce Resilience with Internal Talent Marketplace

The U.S is seeing  a low record of unemployment in which the number of open positions exceeds the number of unemployed workers, a Deloitte survey found. With such a low unemployment rate, employers should start to make their retention program a priority. Moving forward, internal mobility might take on greater prominence for companies, leapfrogging the […]

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November 20, 20202:55 pm
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How to Use Social Media as Part of Recruitment Strategy

Many recruitment companies and private organisations are benefiting from the so-called branded social recruitment strategy. No different from marketing a product or service through social media, this strategy simply refers to any effort made to create relevant noise to increase awareness of an employer brand. This strategy proves effective because a big part of everyone’s […]

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November 20, 202011:45 am
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Malaysia Allows Undocumented Migrants Work in Certain Industries

Malaysia launched a plan on Monday (Nov 15) that gives undocumented migrants stuck in the country a chance to work in certain industries, but labour rights groups said the initiative did not do enough to protect victims of human trafficking. The government said the scheme aimed to revive Malaysia’s labour-reliant industries, including the huge palm […]

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November 19, 20205:17 pm
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Talent Management and Recruitment is Vital to Company Development

Among many departments in an organisation that proves to be equally important as operations and marketing is the human resource management (HRM). Human resource management is a department that makes sure the manpower of a company is well-trained and complies with the necessary work discipline and expected results of their individual work. Just like any […]

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November 19, 202012:15 pm