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Why 68% of Singaporeans would not pursue skilled trades

Singaporeans, however, still believe skilled trades provide a lot of opportunities.

Why 68% of Singaporeans would not pursue skilled trades

Singaporeans, however, still believe skilled trades provide a lot of opportunities.

51% of employers want to bring back full-time in-person work

Employees, however, want a remote or hybrid work setup.

Here are the top sustainable shopping practices observed by Singaporeans

Consumers are doing more than just paying a premium for sustainable goods.

Organisations pay over $1m in ransom for ransomware attacks: study

Of those who paid, 56% were attacked for the second time.

Nearly 9 in 10 shoppers are willing to pay more for sustainable products

Most shoppers expect the government to lead sustainability efforts.

Singapore named most overworked country in APAC

Employees in Singapore work an average of 45 hours per week.

SG overtakes China as top startup ecosystem in Asia-Pacific

Globally, Singapore ranked 7th in the Global Startup Ecosystem Index 2022.

2 in 5 Singaporeans eye travel from June to August

Of those with travel plans, 19% want to go overseas.

Want to hire more? Attractive salary and benefits are key say 70% of employees 

Randstad however says it would take more than a better salary and benefits to attract new talent.

Here's why recent real wage growth is lower compared to a decade ago

Total real wage growth in 2021 was at 1.6%—less compared to 2010'2 2.7%.

Which workers saw salary gains in 2021

Employees in the information and communications sector had a 5.1% wage hike.

Developers expect higher home unit prices—here's why

This sentiment was revealed in the Real Estate Sentiment Index survey.

MTI’s 2022 economy outlook stays at 3%-5%

It’s based on the first quarter economic performance and global developments.

Q1 GDP growth estimate may be revised up to 3.7% QoQ: analysts

The current flash estimate for Q1 GDP growth is 3.4%