Archive for March 2019

HR News Roundup – 29 Mar 2019

Higher starting pay, employment rates for SUTD fresh graduates in 2018: Survey Public feedback sought on wages and job issues Pegging retirement and re-employment ages to Singaporeans’ healthy life expectancy From construction to cakes: What a man’s job switch tells us about how S’pore looks at skills Changes to the Employment Act with effect from…

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HR News Roundup – 22 Mar 2019

More job vacancies for PMETs last year; employers increasingly looking beyond academic results: MOM More than 90,000 employers to receive over S$600 million in wage credit payouts 9 in 10 CHROs fail to build future-ready workforce Commentary: Becoming future-ready, inside the quiet revolution of Singapore’s legal sector News sources: The Straits Times, TODAY, HRD Asia,…

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HR News Roundup – 15 Mar 2019

Retrenchments fall to 7-year low in 2018, employment growth highest since 2014: MOM NTUC tackles gender imbalance with new programme to groom women for top roles New year, new expectations: What employees want for 2019 When employees disobey their bosses News sources: The Straits Times, Channel NewsAsia, HRM Asia, TODAY Photo by Lucas Law on Unsplash

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HR News Roundup – 8 Mar 2019

Higher salary threshold for local workers from July under rules for hiring foreigners TAFEP to provide help for employees who are victims of workplace harassment Part-time roles included in Career Trial programme to help more job seekers S’pore way of helping better serves needs of low-wage workers More funds available to help companies offer flexi-work…

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HR News Roundup – 1 Mar 2019

More childcare leave, flexible work hours for younger Singaporeans: MPs Flexibility in manpower for healthcare Help for workers a key focus for Budget debate beginning today ‘Take the difficult road today’, Heng Swee Keat urges firms Budget roundtable throws up ideas to retain older workers News Sources: The Straits Times, Channel NewsAsiaPhoto by Lily Banse on Unsplash

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