Tag: Singapore

Non-payment of rent by Twitter leads to employees being forcefully vacated

Since Elon Musk has taken over Twitter, the company is all over the news. However, it seems that Twitter employees are the ones suffering...

Singapore to give work injury compensation, pension coverage to gig workers

Singapore to give work injury compensation, pension coverage to gig workersOn the recommendation of Advisory Committee on Platform Workers, the Singapore government has announced...

TikTok to hire 3,000 engineers globally

TikTok, the short-form video platform is one of the rare companies that is still hiring at a time when the tech sector is laying...

Opportunities for 1000 PhDs at upGrad

upGrad, the higher education company, is all set to launch 10 new campuses globally, with three in the US alone. The Company is on...

Hiring news from across the globe

With the holiday season fast approaching, Amazon.com is gearing to hire 150,000 employees in the US. It is looking for people to pick, pack,...

Infosys to create 300 jobs for locals in Singapore

Infosys, the next-generation digital services and consulting company aims to hire 300 locals in Singapore by 2025. This is the Indian multinational’s way of supporting...

6,600 jobs available at Singapore’s Changi Airport

Singapore’s Changi Airport is on a hiring spree. It is on the lookout for talent to fill front-line passenger-service positions as well as vacancies...

‘Vaccination mandatory for work passes, PR’: Singapore

Starting February 2022, no new work passes will be approved in Singapore without presenting a COVID-19 vaccination certificate. In other words, work passes will...

Singapore amends retirement age to 65

On November 2, the Singapore government passed a bill to amend the Retirement and Re-employment Act, raising the retirement and re-employment ages to 65...

‘Not fully vaccinated? Can’t enter workplace’, says Singapore government

Starting January 1, 2022, only fully vaccinated employees will be allowed to return to office in Singapore. According to the Health Ministry of the island,...

Singapore will adjust foreign worker policies

The Government of Singapore will make adjustments in its foreign worker policies with an aim to resolve the issue of competition for jobs among...

ExxonMobil to slash 300 jobs in Singapore

About 300 employees of ExxonMobil in Singapore will be asked to leave, as part of a major reorganisation exercise. The American oil and gas...

Vauld to expand operations in India, to hire engineering talent

Vault, the Singapore-based crypto lending platform, has managed to raise US$2 million in funding, that is, about Rs 15 crores of capital. It plans...

Real salaries in Singapore to climb 2.7%

Recent findings from ECA International found "real salaries" for Singapore and Hong Kong will rise to 2.7 per cent and 0.6 per cent respectively....

DBS Bank to introduce voluntary job-sharing scheme

Southeast Asian bank, DBS, is gearing up to officially launch a job-sharing scheme for employees in its Singapore branches, who require flexible work arrangements,...

Shell’s Singapore refinery to slash jobs

Royal Dutch Shell will shrink the workforce at its oil refinery in Singapore. It will also reduce the crude-processing capacity at the refinery by...

Societe Generale appoints Mukta Arya as HR head – APAC

Societe Generale has appointed Mukta Arya as head-HR, Asia Pacific region. Earlier, she was the head of talent development and inclusion, Asia-Pacific, in the...

Singapore to hike minimum qualifying salary for foreigners

In a bid to alleviate the job loss issue of locals, Singapore's Ministry of Manpower is expected to hike the minimum qualifying salary of...

MOM, Singapore, orders 3 workplaces to stop operations for inadequate safe...

After a strict inspection of almost 200 workplaces since businesses resumed operations in the island nation of Singapore, the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) has...

Singapore experiencing worst recession, highest unemployment rate in over 10 years

Ever since the global financial crisis in 2009, the unemployment rate in Singapore has not been this high. The first quarter saw the rate...

Julius Baer will lay off 300

Following a huge drop in profits last year, Swiss private bank, Julius Baer (JB), is now planning to cut 300 jobs in 2020. The...

Singapore’s Wage Credit Scheme to go cashless from March 2020

In an effort to build a smart nation, Singapore has decided to make the Wage Credit Scheme for eligible employers completely cashless from March,...

10,000 tech jobs in Singapore by 2022

The technology sector in Singapore is all set to create 10,000 jobs in three years under the aegis of Digital Industry Singapore (DISG), a...

Singapore to set up skill development centre in Assam

The SDC will train the youth of the northeastern states of India in the areas of tourism and food processing.

Michael Page’s India MD relocates to Singapore with additional responsibilities

Sebastien Hampartzoumian has relocated to Singapore.

 

DBS adds hackathons to its talent development programme

The company wants to create a digital mindset among its employees.

Google employees  protest against mass layoffs

Google, the tech giant, recently fired approximately 12,000 employees in January, which resulted in protests from workers in both the US coasts. The workers...

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41 companies have a woman CEO: Report

That organisations across the world are doing their bit to ensure equal representation and parity is clear from the 2023 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI)....

Will global companies offshore cheap labour amidst a slowing economy?

With uncertainty around  economic conditions mounting with each passing day and markets slowing down, globally, companies are experiencing a dip in revenues. Naturally, this...

Impact of Budget 2023 on HR

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman unveiled the budget for 2023, which is the fifth budget of the Modi government's second term. The newly- announced budget...

Mass Layoffs: The blame game between HR & business heads

The recent mass layoffs across industries that have taken the labour market by storm are a cause of concern. Not only have they added...

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EQ, IQ & empathy define the success of a CEO

Q. You spent 16 years at LIC before moving to a corporate role at ICICI Prudential. Now, 22 years on, I am still curious...

“The big change has been that we have moved from jobs to skills,” Amaresh...

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“Being good to everyone is being unjust to performers,” Mathew Job, CEO, Crompton

Q. In today’s times, what’s more challenging for a CEO like you — profit & business growth, talent & people, diversification, compliance or managing...