No employer should think someone is too old to hire, or that those with higher skills are overqualified or not adaptable enough, Senior Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam said yesterday, in a...
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.
AS THE novel coronavirus ravages the economy, industries such as aviation have taken a severe beating - pushing some workers in these sectors to in-demand areas like healthcare.
LAYOFFS and unemployment are expected to rise in Singapore this year, in spite of a massive fiscal shot in the arm, the central bank said in a half-yearly report out on Tuesday.
EMPLOYERS hiring contract workers through third-party staffing agencies may not enjoy wage subsidy benefits from the Jobs Support Scheme, The Business Times has learnt.
WHERE are the jobs? That's the million-dollar question for job-seekers in a market rocked by pandemic-fuelled uncertainty.
There were fears that job losses would surge among locals amid the economic slowdown this year but firms largely played it safe by retaining staff and hiring cautiously.
SINGAPORE - The gap between jobs and skills will widen as businesses transform in the digital economy, but Singapore must see this as an opportunity, said Manpower Minister Josephine Teo.
SINGAPORE’S central bank will not move outside its usual schedule to change its monetary policy, chief economist Edward Robinson confirmed in a briefing early on Tuesday.