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ManpowerGroup in the News 2020

November 2020

30 November 2020 - Questions raised over donating unused leave, The Straits Times

27 November 2020 - Clean energy pivot will yield green jobs, but time needed to fill them, The Business Times

4 November 2020 - Civil servants, public healthcare workers get more flexibility over leave, The Straits Times

October 2020

31 October 2020 - "We need to talk about promotions." , The Business Times

24 October 2020 - Bridging the skills gap: Is education the key?, The Business Times

17 October 2020 - IN FOCUS: Graduating into a COVID-19 jobs market - short-term challenges and longer-term issues?, Channel NewsAsia

5 October 2020 - Experts: They are more flexible amid tight labour market, difficult economic conditions, The Straits Times

September 2020

26 September 2020​ - Beware the pitfalls of gig work, The Business Times

21 September 2020 - Hiring process goes online amid Covid-19 pandemic; job seekers may face longer wait and more competition, The Straits Times

14 September 2020 - Tech sector hiring people from varied backgrounds, The Straits Times

12 September 2020 - It's still early days for rescue efforts aimed at mid-career job seekers, The Business Times

12 September 2020 - Skills, mindsets are barriers to re-hiring older workers, The Business Times

10 September 2020 - 73% of Singapore employers expect no change in headcount in Q4 2020, Human Resources Online

8 September 2020- Bleak hiring sentiment to continue into 4Q20: ManpowerGroup Survey , The Edge Singapore

8 September 2020 - Hiring activity remains muted in Q4: survey, Singapore Business Review

7 September 2020 - Employers helping staff find temporary jobs, The New Paper

6 September 2020 - Coveted roles among over 36,000 openings on national jobs portal for Singaporeans, The Straits Times

August 2020

22 August 2020 - The pandemic performance review, The Business Times

July 2020

27 July 2020 - Two community-led initiatives hope to help workers displaced by Covid-19 pandemic find jobs, TODAY Online

18 July 2020 - Where are the jobs?, The Business Times

July 2020

27 July 2020 - Two community-led initiatives hope to help workers displaced by Covid-19 pandemic find jobs, TODAY Online

18 July 2020 - Where are the jobs?, The Business Times

17 July 2020 - Financial services a silver lining amid Covid-19 gloom, The Straits Times

8 July 2020 - Pay cuts, salary stagnation await workers in post-pandemic workplace, Singapore Business Review

June 2020

24 June 2020 - 4 long weekends in Singapore in 2021, 4 fewer than this year, The Straits Times

16 June 2020 - More firms placing staff on shorter work weeks or temporary layoffs, The New Paper​

10 June 2020 - Poll: Q3 hiring outlook weakest since 2009, The Straits Times

9 June 2020 - 38% of Singapore employers foresee a decreased headcount in Q3 2020, Human Resources Online

9 June 2020 - One-third of employers anticipate weak hiring environment, Singapore Business Review

9 June 2020 - Q3 hiring outlook among Singapore employers weakest since 2009: Survey, The Straits Times

8 June 2020 - Vogue Singapore apologises for social distancing ‘lapse’, The New Paper

7 June 2020 - What lies ahead for the Class of Covid-19?, The Straits Times

7 June 2020 - Keep an open mind, human resource experts advise new graduates, The Straits Times

7 June 2020 - Starting salaries mostly holding steady though a few show drop, The Straits Times

4 June 2020 - Recovered patients seeking jobs fear Covid-19 stigma, The New Paper

May 2020

28 May 2020 - No shortage of vacancies in thriving tech, finance sectors, The Straits Times

28 May 2020 - Fresh graduate became family's sole provider due to Covid-19, The New Paper

27 May 2020 - Fortitude Budget: More incentives to support employers to hire workers, The New Paper

26 May 2020 - Doing business without new foreign workers could become the new normal, The Business Times

24 May 2020 - Goodbye office: Is the future of work in our homes?, Channel NewsAsia

18 May 2020 - Asian graduates face shattered dreams as coronavirus pandemic ravages economies, South China Morning Post

8 May 2020 - With tech, more firms realise they can operate with fewer employees, The New Paper

March 2020

30 March 2020 - Virtual interaction for staff as more work from home, The Straits Times

27 March 2020 - Commentary: The brewing concern over jobs and salaries as COVID-19 persists, Channel NewsAsia

25 March 2020 - Helping mid-career workers stay relevant amid pandemic, The Straits Times

15 March 2020 - Coronavirus: Pushing towards a more flexible work culture after crisis, The Straits Times

10 March 2020 - 77% of employers in Singapore plan to keep workforce levels steady in Q2 2020, Human Resources Online

7 March 2020 - Employment Pass: Timing of new rules a concern, The Straits Times

February 2020

24 February 2020 - Most use SkillsFuture credits for work training, but those on ‘leisure’ courses will not be judged: Ong Ye Kung, TODAY Online

23 February 2020 - Guide workers to pick SkillsFuture courses that aid in jobs: Experts, The Straits Times

20 February 2020 - Singapore Job Agencies – 10 Recruitment Agencies for Your Next Career Move, MoneySmart

20 February 2020 - Coronavirus: Businesses count the cost