Archive for September 2018

HR News Roundup – 27 Sep 2018

Construction companies to pay $75 for each new foreign worker to help them settle in Higher pay, clearer career track for lift industry staff Why Singapore needs to uplift its lift technicians   Commentary: My generation has a fear of missing out – on a disrupted future Older staff are right to stick around in…

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HR News Roundup – 20 Sep 2018

Taskforce helps 70% of retrenched workers find new jobs within 6 months  More Singaporeans find jobs, but long-term unemployment rate rises: MOM People in many countries fear big job losses from automation: Survey Commentary: Unfortunately, artificial intelligence can do that job better Commentary: Executive coaches are driving anxiety in many professionals Commentary: Workers everywhere face…

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HR News Roundup – 13 Sep 2018

‘Hundreds of jobs’ available at Facebook’s S$1.4 billion facility in Singapore slated to open in 2022 Scheme to spur healthier office lifestyles SIT fresh graduates most employable among local universities, longer internships pay off S’pore youth most pessimistic in the region about tech’s impact on jobs, incomes Commentary: Tricky human resource questions best dealt with…

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HR News Roundup – 7 Sep 2018

Wealth managers in Singapore, Hong Kong getting ‘crazy’ pay hikes to jump to rivals Data scientists, cyber-security specialists among top emerging jobs in S’pore: LinkedIn report   Business leaders anticipate AI will diversify human thinking Commentary: Rockstar internships are for rockstar interns Commentary: Job seekers, do not settle for second choice    News sources: The…

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