126,000 Singaporeans pick up new skills in first year of SkillsFuture Credit scheme

126,000 Singaporeans pick up new skills in first year of SkillsFuture Credit scheme

The first year of a government scheme to spur Singaporeans to pick up skills saw more than 126,000 people benefitting from it.

    Long-serving housekeepers who are happy to stick to their job for decades

Long-serving housekeepers who are happy to stick to their job for decades

The senior housekeeper, who has spent more than half a century cleaning the private hospital in Thomson Road, is its longest-serving staff member.

    7 based-in-Singapore startups that proved 2016 was not such a bad year

7 based-in-Singapore startups that proved 2016 was not such a bad year

These are the startups who have not just survived 2016, but pulled through

    Help on hand for workers, companies.

Help on hand for workers, companies.

These set a minimum pay and tie pay levels to skills upgrading.

    Labour pains set to last

Labour pains set to last

Tough times are on the horizon for Singapore workers.

    Grim third quarter for Singapore labour market

Grim third quarter for Singapore labour market

Employment down, resident long-term unemployment up, layoffs high, and jobseeker-vacancy gap widens

    Those out of work taking longer to find new jobs

Those out of work taking longer to find new jobs

0.8% of S'poreans and PRs in labour force are jobless for at least 25 weeks as of September