THE National Jobs Council will help Singapore sharpen workforce planning in a post-coronavirus world, observers told The Business Times.
THE Singapore economy is staring at a much deeper recession than earlier forecast, with gross domestic product (GDP) projected to shrink by between 7 per cent and 4 per cent this year.
SINGAPORE has tried both the carrot and the stick to wean companies off over-reliance on foreign labour, but the novel coronavirus might just be the final straw for employers.
DESPITE sweeteners such as overseas work opportunities and higher pay, some jobs are persistently shunned by locals for being too dirty or intensive.
ROLLS-ROYCE is still working on the details of how global job cuts will affect its workforce and operations in Singapore, the aviation engineering giant's regional office said in response to...
SINGAPORE is still on track for its worst recession on record, private economists said on Wednesday, after plans were unveiled to exit a two-month quasi-lockdown on June 2.
LOW-WAGE workers and freelancers in the gig economy have been identified as vulnerable groups in the labour market, as the spectre of unemployment looms over Singapore.