VIRUS OUTBREAK

AS THE novel coronavirus ravages the economy, industries such as aviation have taken a severe beating - pushing some workers in these sectors to in-demand areas like healthcare.

MAS MACROECONOMIC REVIEW

LAYOFFS and unemployment are expected to rise in Singapore this year, in spite of a massive fiscal shot in the arm, the central bank said in a half-yearly report out on Tuesday.

EMPLOYERS hiring contract workers through third-party staffing agencies may not enjoy wage subsidy benefits from the Jobs Support Scheme, The Business Times has learnt.

WHERE are the jobs? That's the million-dollar question for job-seekers in a market rocked by pandemic-fuelled uncertainty.

ASEAN BUSINESS

THANKS to Malaysia's Budget 2020, Malaysian companies can look forward to a more highly-skilled labour force and incentives when recruiting locals in the new year.

OUTLOOK 2020

THE job market for 2019 has turned out to be better than predicted - and many private-sector economists and recruiters are looking at stepped-up hiring in the year ahead, with real salary hikes...

SINGAPORE's central bank is expecting the overall labour market to soften as domestic wage growth eases amid the slowdown across major advanced countries and Asian economies in the first half of...

SINGAPORE's central bank is expecting the overall labour market to soften, with domestic wage growth easing, against the backdrop of a synchronous global slowdown across major advanced countries...

TIE-UPS between industry and higher education will help research and development (R&D) investments turn into "more good jobs" in Singapore, Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat said, at the...

[SYDNEY] Australian job advertisements in newspapers and on the internet fell in August, after rising for two consecutive months suggesting the overall trend in the labour market was still weak...