Singapore Employment

Singapore will protect workers, not jobs – DPM Wong

Wong says protecting jobs will hold back the “process of innovation.”
3 days ago

Singapore will protect workers, not jobs – DPM Wong

Wong says protecting jobs will hold back the “process of innovation.”
3 days ago

Stricter rules on lower-skilled foreign workers boost local employment: MOM

Manpower Minister Tan See Leng showed its key findings on workforce policies.

Employees are 4.1 times more likely to stay if their expectations are met: Qualtrics

However, there is a gap between the experience of senior leaders and their teams.

Employment rate hits 67.5%, exceeding pre-COVID level

It was higher by 2.3 percentage points than the 2019 figure. 

Nearly 30% of SG firms hired fresh graduates in past 12 months

Companies’ top criteria include interview performance, salary expectations, and field of study. 

Singapore rolls out handbook for manufacturers to attract and keep talent

This is part of Singapore’s Manufacturing 2030 Careers Initiative.

Continuous learning is key to winning the war for talent

For employers, attracting talent is critical to remaining competitive, but nurturing the talent you have is the key to winning the war for talent.

Non-resident workers in construction and manufacturing boost employment in Q3

Based on advanced estimates, total employment expanded by 75,600.

Non-residents boost employment figures in H122

There were 95,400 non-residents employed during the first half.

Looking for a job? 50% of employers are planning to hire in Q4

Jobs prospects are most abundant in the banking, finance, insurance, and real estate sectors. 

MOM unveils safeguards for issuance of ONE Pass

The agency said it will carefully vet applications for the work pass.

MOM mulls 4 changes to workpass framework 

This includes a new Overseas Network and Expertise Pass.

Employment ‘more robust’ in Q2: MoM

The employment rate likely expanded by 1.9% during the quarter. 

Employment appeals fall significantly to 1.73 per 1,000 employees in 2021: MOM

Most of the complaints filed were salary and dismissal claims. 

Non-tech graduate but with coding training? You're still hired!

Majority of businesses are open to hiring those who lack tech experience.

Slightly lower employment growth in Q122

Total employment only grew by 42,000 which is 5,900 less from Q421. 

Why 68% of Singaporeans would not pursue skilled trades

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