SKILLS

SKILLS

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  1. workers Singapore file

    Commentary: Why aren’t there more Singaporean CEOs?

    Companies regard Singaporean managers as competent, honest, and hardworking – but Singaporeans need to step up, says EDB’s Chng Kai Fong.
  2. office workers raffles place singapore file photo 3

    Commentary: In this tough job market, retraining alone is no silver bullet

    Headline economic figures for Singapore look gloomy. NeXT Career Consulting Group’s Paul Heng dishes out three tips on thriving in a tough job market.
  3. A man tired from working in the office. (Photo: Pixabay)

    Commentary: Better job matching? Employers should note these top 5 recruitment mistakes first

    Are we doing the best we can to attract, support and grow the talent, or are we as employers also being entitled and unrealistic with our ...
  4. Silhouette of a university grad

    Commentary: Singapore and Singaporeans lose when universities chase after world rankings

    A focus on chasing after university rankings, and therefore prioritising research over teaching, has detrimental effects for Singapore students ...
  5. Singapore worker

    Commentary: Workers everywhere face the same challenge - rapidly depreciating skills

    Professor Jan Thomas, vice-chancellor of Massey University in New Zealand, makes the case for lifelong learning, and shows how New Zealand and ...
  6. A still from the Emmy-award winning hit TV show - The Office

    Commentary: Being funny at work can be good for your career

    Research suggests humour can be effective for managers as well as staff, but there are risks to being funny at work, says one observer from the ...
  7. Food court Singapore

    Commentary: Matching older workers to jobs the key manpower challenge for Singapore

    Technology is not neutral to the job market and matured workers are at greatest risk, says one NTU professor.
  8. Silhouette of a university grad

    Commentary: Education reforms illusive as tax cuts lead to higher degree costs, widening skills gap

    A large class of under-skilled, under-employed American workers will continue to plague businesses unless tax cuts starving education funding are ...
  9. PSB Academy

    Commentary: Private education grads should blame themselves if they can't get a good job? Nonsense

    The fact is all graduates today face a challenging job market and need all the help they can get to develop industry-relevant skills and get a ...
  10. classroom student

    Commentary: What getting ready for school really means

    As parents fret over the logistics of readying a child for school, a mother of three highlights the importance of training young kids to have ...