Biography of the Author Justin Ong

Justin Ong

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  1. Saved by COVID-19 jobs, thousands now have to mull their future as Singapore looks to exit crisis

    The Big Read: Saved by COVID-19 jobs, thousands now have to mull their future as Singapore looks to exit crisis

    As the pandemic eases, there could be a significant cut in the headcount for short-term COVID-19-related jobs, several economists and Members of ...
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    The Big Read: In a prolonged crisis, pragmatism rules as recent graduates put dreams on hold

    The story of broken dreams and difficult job search is not uncommon among young jobseekers as Singapore’s economy tries to chart its path in a ...
  3. Big Read Mar 20

    The Big Read: Goal 2034 – hard-hitting questions answered on Singapore’s ‘big, hairy, audacious aspiration’

    A look at Singapore's goal of having the national football team qualify for the 2034 World Cup with SportSG CEO Lim Teck Yin, FAS Deputy President ...
  4. The Big Read mental health

    The Big Read: Enough is enough. Just what does it take to break mental health stigma at the workplace?

    Tackling the stigma surrounding mental illness and encouraging employees to speak up about their problems may be the biggest workplace challenge, ...
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    The Big Read: Overcoming their scepticism, jobseekers find ray of hope in traineeships amid gloomy job market

    Trainees under the national SGUnited Traineeships Programme had their doubts about the scheme but were assuaged once they started working though ...
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    The Big Read: With COVID-19 annihilating jobs, many are feeling the pain - and it will get worse

    The expectation that retrenchments are likely to increase stems from the severe depth of the current recession, which is set to be longer than the ...
  7. The Big Read - foreign workers in Singapore 1

    The Big Read: Solving Singapore’s foreign workers problem requires serious soul searching, from top to bottom

    Should society start questioning its reliance on low-cost foreign workers? Will the economy be able to cope with increased costs of raised standards?
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    The Big Read: Singapore's oft-maligned millennials face their first crisis

    Among the more than a dozen millennials, those who have lost jobs or business revenues in the past few weeks said the old adage of “saving for a ...
  9. Many pedestrians gave the thumbs up for the ban while e-scooter users were wringing their hands

    The Big Read: After the sound and fury, the dust settles on e-scooter footpath ban

    Have the actions of some black sheep caused authorities to enact a ban to the chagrin of responsible users? E-scooter food deliverers and users ...
  10. Retrenchment numbers in recent years remain relatively low

    The Big Read: Layoffs part and parcel of any business, but not all firms let workers go with dignity

    In the age of disruption where industries could be turned on their heads overnight, it could be said that workers need to be better prepared for ...