Singapore manpower

Share of accounting tasks done by machines to surge by 80%: study

MORE than half of the 11 finance roles picked for a study will be moderately to highly changed by technology in the next three to five years. Those in the two most junior roles will likely be...

Only sustainable tech startups can drive jobs growth

THE net effect that tech startups have on job creation is still hazy amid the pandemic. On Thursday, the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) announced that startups, including those in the tech sector...

Good, clean jobs data a win-win for Singapore

AS PROMISED by Manpower Minister Josephine Teo, a new-format jobs report was released on Thursday.

Pay cuts help spare 224,800 workers from pink slips: MOM

SOME 224,800 workers in Singapore, across 6,300 companies, saw their pay cheques hit by cost-cutting measures in the last five months.

Nearly 5,500 openings at Singapore startups under SGUnited Jobs and Skills scheme so far

MID-CAREER workers in Professional Conversion Programmes made up half of the 330 new workers taken in by startups under the SGUnited Jobs and Skills Package from April to June.

More workers take wage cuts in July, dragged down by construction sector

NEARLY 23,000 workers were affected by plans to slash business costs in July, led by a spike in the construction sector, according to Ministry of Manpower (MOM) data out on Thursday.

Singaporeans hold 43% of senior roles in financial sector: MAS chief

WHILE Singapore citizens account for 70 per cent of senior management roles in retail banks' local functions, the proportion comes down to about 43 per cent in relation to senior management jobs...

Wage support extension expected, but recalibration sparks debate

EMPLOYERS, labour leaders and economists had expected the Job Support Scheme (JSS) to be extended but they have different views on the length and level of the renewed move to protect jobs from the...

Upcoming fiscal support may be more targeted

MORE fiscal stimulus may be on the way, though measures may not remain as broad-based as before. With retrenchments rising even before the Jobs Support Scheme (JSS) wage subsidy ends, it might be...

24,000 job seekers placed; MOM weekly updates to highlight opportunities

AS AT the end of July, 24,000 job seekers have been placed under the SGUnited Jobs and Skills package, said the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) on Tuesday, in the first of a series of weekly updates on...