2 in 5 young Singaporeans struggle finding jobs

Are companies to blame? According to the Randstad Workmonitor Report for Q2 2013, job prospects for young people (aged 25 or younger) in Singapore are the brightest globally, with only two in five (44 percent) signalling it is difficult for young people to find work. Respondents in Singapore were the most optimistic of the 32 […]

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Too many graduates in Singapore

Singapore leaders start to talk about the importance of having multiple skills rather than just obtaining a degree. A NUMBER of political leaders have appealed to Singaporeans not to place too much faith on university degrees in an apparent effort to manage public expectations. This is the clearest sign yet that the authorities are expecting […]

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A good career does not depend solely on qualifications: Heng Swee KeatSingapore’s

Education Minister Heng Swee Keat said a good qualification alone does not guarantee a good career, let alone a job. Mr Heng said what is also needed is relevant skills, lifelong learning, and a concurrent growth in the economy. He was addressing some 300 graduands and their parents at Temasek Polytechnic’s (TP) 23rd Graduation Ceremony […]

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Career fair at Suntec City offers 1,000 job opportunities

More than 1,000 job openings in the retail and food and beverage (F&B) sectors are on offer to Singaporeans and permanent residents at the Suntec City Mall career fair this week. The jobs will be created when Phase 1 of the current renovation at Suntec is completed. More than 120 new stores are expected to […]

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Keep Singapore a land of opportunity, inclusiveness: PM Lee in May Day message

Singapore must continue to create opportunities even when the increasingly mature economy faces slower growth, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said Tuesday night. “Our economy is maturing, and we are reducing the inflow of foreign workers. But we must continue to create opportunities for ourselves, develop new capabilities and improve the lives of Singaporeans,” Lee […]

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