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

HR News Roundup – 8 Feb 2019

Use tech, strong company culture to engage staff More people in jobs in 2018, with layoffs at 6-year low: MOM data Workplace perks have gone berserk — but do they matter? Time for uniformed services to consider hiring older workers, raise retirement ages? Commentary: Countries are not responding well to automation News sources: The Straits […]

HR News Roundup – 30 Nov 2018

Incomes up, more younger and older workers employed Job seekers must identify, learn right skills: Workforce Singapore What will be Singapore’s most in-demand jobs for 2019? Pay raise, mandatory bonus for landscape maintenance workers from 2020 Commentary: If more work in old age, how relevant is the retirement age?   News sources – The Straits […]

HR News Roundup – 19 June 2018

1. Job market improves with more openings amid fewer layoffs 2. As labour crunch looms, rethink on foreign workers may be needed: Analysts   3. Commentary: Employers baffled by dual-income couples with joint ambitions 4. Commentary: Attracting millennial talent, the edge start-ups have over large enterprises 5. Commentary: Matching older workers to jobs the key manpower challenge for Singapore […]