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Mapletree to hire up to 30 fresh grads for work-study traineeship

MAPLETREE Investments has launched a 12-month full-time work-study programme that will see it employ up to 30 trainees from local tertiaries.

Labour market recovery likely to be weak, uneven, gradual: MAS

SINGAPORE's labour market should gradually rebound as the economy re-opens - but recovery is likely to be weak, uneven and long-drawn, with unemployment expected to decline more gradually than it...

Bridging the skills gap: Is education the key?

AS the hand-wringing and finger-pointing continue amid a deepening recession and rising joblessness, one underlying issue remains. That is the fact that the local talent pool simply cannot meet...

A 'great pity' if more Singaporeans do not take up good jobs in electronics: Minister

THE electronics industry has "tremendous growth potential", said Manpower Minister Josephine Teo as the segment was the only one within the manufacturing sector to see an increase in total...

Singapore 'firing on all cylinders' to attract MNCs; capabilities can be acquired over time: Chan

ATTRACTING global heavyweights remains a key prong of Singapore's strategy to create more jobs and keep the labour market tight, even where the Republic currently does not have all the...

New IBF-MAS survey to project job losses, placements in financial sector

A NEW survey to project job losses and upcoming job placements in the financial sector will be launched by the Institute of Banking and Finance (IBF) and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS...

New Jobs Development Partners to proactively work with firms to create new roles

TO help firms create new jobs and traineeship opportunities more proactively, the National Jobs Council has appointed the Singapore Business Federation (SBF), the Institute of Banking &...

Genting lines looking to hire Singaporeans as cruises restart

GENTING Cruise Lines is hiring over 100 Singaporeans as it restarts cruise services in Singapore, with positions open for all aspects of ship operations.

Jobs targeted at foreign labour, poor attitudes behind traineeship mismatch

WITH thousands of traineeships available to fresh graduates across multiple sectors, it seems not all is doom and gloom in Singapore's job market amid the pandemic.

3,600 opportunities available in retail sector; 70% are for jobs

MORE than 650 companies in the retail sector have offered close to 3,600 opportunities since April this year, of which 70 per cent are jobs, said the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) on Monday.

Recipe for career progression at home-grown pastry shop

Shop sales assistant Chai Sin Rou has amassed a wealth of experience in the three years she has worked at home-grown pastry shop Tong Heng.