HR News Roundup – 21 Mar 2018

Fewer layoffs last year in both foreign, local workforce Fewer foreigners, more locals in workforce last year 90,000 employers to get S$800m in Wage Credit payouts The art of employee referrals

HR News Roundup – 14 Mar 2018

Firms have some lee way to bring in foreigners: Lim Swee Say  More firms with at least one woman in senior role but gender diversity still low: Survey Q2 2018 hiring intentions in Singapore: Sectors most likely to hire Insights from Parliament: Singapore’s plan to develop digital-ready talent

HR News Roundup – 7 Mar 2018

More support for lower – to middle- income workers with enhanced Work Trial  20,000 training places to be added with S$145m Tech Skills Accelerator Employment Act to cover PMEs earning above $4,500 as well 500 firms marked for bias towards hiring foreigners Rules on employing foreigners to be tightened