Sunday, September 25, 2022

Worker Dorms in Singapore to Come Under Single Law Next Year...

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About 1,600 dormitories that can house about 440,000 migrant workers will be regulated under a single law from April 1 next year, to help...

Singapore to Ban Companies with Unsafe Conditions From Hiring New Foreign...

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Singapore’s Ministry of Manpower said companies would not be allowed to hire new foreign workers for up to three months if unsafe work conditions...

Singapore Unveils Long-Term Work Visas to End Talent Crunch

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Singapore is overhauling visa rules to attract foreign workers and ease a tight labour market that’s contributing to wage and price pressures. The new...

4-day Work Week Tough for Some F&Bs in Singapore

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Some food and beverage operators may be dangling a four-day work week to attract talent, but most are finding it a challenge to offer...

Higher Prices Means Some Retirees Are Going Back to Work

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With prices steadily rising over the past months, some seniors have emerged from retirement and have rejoined the workforce again. And with the tight...

Some APAC Companies React to Inflation with Salary Adjustments: Study

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One in three organizations (33%) in Asia-Pacific (APAC) are reacting to the rising inflation and slowing growth, including by conducting off-cycle wage reviews. This...

Salaries and Demand for Tech Talent in Singapore Remains High

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GRIT, a Singapore-based recruitment and solutions firm announced the launch of the Singapore Salary Report 2022/2023. The report includes information and statistics on the...

Employment in Singapore Rises in 2Q2022

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Total employment in Singapore rose over 2Q2022, largely due to an increase in foreign labour as the city-state relaxed border restrictions from April, according...

Singapore Firms Told to Look Locally Amidst Stricter Working Permit System

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Singapore has been scrambling for foreign manpower since 2021, but things got even tougher after the city-state implemented a stricter employment pass (EP) application....

Maybank Singapore Launch Young Entrepreneur Scheme

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Maybank Singapore has launched the Young Entrepreneur Scheme (YES) Programme to help the entrepreneurial millennial generation bridge the gap between their dreams of launching...

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Modern Slavery is Unseen Because it’s Convenient

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According to the latest Global Estimates of Modern Slavery, fifty million people were living in modern slavery in 2021. Of these people, 28 million...

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One in Five Young People in China is Unemployed

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China’s youth unemployment rate reached a record high of 19.3%, in June this year with nearly one out of five young people being out...

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9th Malaysian Shared Services and Outsourcing Week

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Venue:  Malaysia Date:    13-16 June 2022 The pandemic has proved the importance of Shared Services, and the demand for Shared Services is rising. Malaysia remains...

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