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  1. Asian businessman talking to colleague on web meeting. (Photo: iStock)

    Commentary: Fresh grads with no full-time work experience need unconventional methods to land a job

    The current crisis has made the task of landing a job even more daunting. PeopleSearch's Jaime Lim says just sending in resumes isn't enough and ...
  2. FILE PHOTO: Office workers at Raffles Place

    Hiring and wage outlook improves after pandemic-hit year

    As vaccines are rolled out and economies open up, can employees in Singapore and the region look forward to higher salaries? Money Mind takes a ...
  3. FILE PHOTO: Dry cleaners struggle as work from home continues in Philadelphia

    Rise in US weekly jobless claims belies improving labor market conditions

    The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week, though the labour market recovery is gaining ...
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    Foreign workers may not return to Singapore in same numbers as before, say economists

    A report released by the Ministry of Manpower last week showed that while Singapore saw the sharpest fall in total employment in more than 20 ...
  5. Garment employees work in a sewing section of the Fakhruddin Textile Mills Limited in Gazipur

    What recovery? Clothes retailers cut orders while factories fight to survive

    Clothes retailers in Europe and America sit on excess inventory and cut back on spring orders. Sourcing agents face late payments. Garment ...
  6. Unemployment rate inches up to 2.3%, even as total employment grows in Q3 | Video
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    Unemployment rate inches up to 2.3%, even as total employment grows in Q3 | Video

    The overall unemployment rate in Singapore inched up slightly in the third quarter of this year, even as total employment growth more than tripled ...
  7. Total employment grew at faster pace, fewer retrenchments in Q3: MOM
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    Total employment grew at faster pace, fewer retrenchments in Q3: MOM

    Singapore's labour market showed further signs of improvement in the third quarter of 2018, with total employment growing at a faster pace and ...