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  1. The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Singapore

    Commentary: Employers who lowball jobseekers based on last-drawn salaries are shooting themselves in the foot

    Asking for a candidate’s last-drawn salary may not be a crime, but misusing the information is a crime against your own business, says ...
  2. Why do we still keep schtum about our salaries?

    Commentary: Why are our salaries still a sensitive topic?

    Talking about our salaries with our peers still seems awkward and uncomfortable, Financial Times' Jo Ellison points out.
  3. Singapore workers-raffles

    Commentary: Should you get to decide what you are paid?

    Publishing employees salaries, or allowing people to set their own wages, offers intriguing insights into what motivates us at work, says the ...
  4. Singapore crowd file

    Commentary: A minimum wage isn’t the answer to inequality

    Oxfam’s index that measures commitment to inequality has ranked Singapore poorly, and suggests that the lack of a minimum wage was one chief reason.
  5. A couple and their child at the seaside.

    Commentary: A tale of two bankers and modern parenting

    Working part-time for a few years while raising young children may not cost you much in financial terms but it will undoubtedly slow down your ...
  6. A worker arrives at his office in the Canary Wharf business district in London

    Commentary: Expats have an edge over locals. Here's why

    Local employees sometimes feel handicapped and frustrated when they see top jobs go to foreigners but there are important lessons to be drawn, ...
  7. People sit at bars along the Boat Quay in Singapore, on June 21, 2013

    Commentary: Why do companies still hire expat staff even though they seem to cost more?  

    Recent news of the average expat middle manager compensation package suggests expats may be paid more. Are Singaporeans less qualified? One NTU ...