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FAI-driven jobs filled mostly by Singaporeans

JOBS created from new investments in Singapore are predominantly filled by Singaporeans, and while there is an emphasis on high-tech sectors, the Republic will need a range of other jobs to cater...

Jobs from new investments mostly go to Singaporeans: Chan Chun Sing

JOBS created from new investments in Singapore are predominantly filled by Singaporeans, and while there is an emphasis on high-tech sectors, the Republic will need a range of other jobs to cater...

Singapore's gender pay gap narrows to 6%

WHILE women still earn less than men in Singapore, the pay difference between men and women with similar roles, experience and age has narrowed over the years, even if other occupational...

Global Ready Talent programme launched to train young talent for overseas postings

COMPANIES struggling to fill overseas postings with the right talent are getting more help to equip their next-generation workforce with relevant overseas experience.

Industries race ahead to beef up digital skills

THE state of the economy seems to have little impact on company training plans, as businesses rolled out a slew of union-led staff-upgrading projects in recent months.

Wanted: Warm bodies; age no object

EMPLOYERS here expect staff costs to climb with the higher retirement age, as well as Central Provident Fund (CPF) contribution changes.

Government to engage businesses on raising of retirement age, develop support package: DPM Heng

[SINGAPORE] Ministers from the Finance Ministry will continue to actively engage businesses, unions and other stakeholders, and develop a support package to help with the transition to higher...

Labour costs to go up faster in 2019: MAS

ULC, which measures the cost of labour for each unit of economic output, is tipped to pick up - despite milder wage growth - as productivity slackens, according to the latest half-yearly economic...

Labour crunch takes centre stage in the House

WITH Singapore's ageing local workforce projected to start shrinking next year, the labour pool was a hot topic in Parliament, as its debate on this year's Budget began on Tuesday.

Gig economy taking off but observers flag risks

THE gig economy may be taking off, but labour and economy experts here are more concerned about traditional self-employed workers, such as private tutors and taxi drivers.

Enterprise Singapore teams up to launch three human resource initiatives

ENTERPRISE Singapore, in collaboration with the Ministry of Manpower and other agencies, has launched two new measures and enhanced another to strengthen human resource operations.