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Posted by Alberto Fascetti on May 21, 2019 11:18:44 PM

Could we Learn Lessons from Singapore about the Future of Work?

 

Have you heard of ‘second-skilling’? Essentially, it’s the process of developing your skills for a new job whilst you’re still working.

Singapore is giving its citizens a training budget of S$500 for skills development of their choice via its SkillsFuture programme. It enables Singaporeans to stay employed and remain flexible for new opportunities. Let’s find out more about this innovative scheme...

Posted by Alberto Fascetti on Nov 27, 2018 12:54:12 AM

Australia’s Growing Demand for Tech Skills

 

During the past year we’ve seen a significant rise in the number of jobs advertised across Australia and a particularly strong demand for STEM skills.

Great opportunities are available for those with engineering or IT skills. But, when it comes to filling vacancies in these sectors, many companies have complained of a global talent shortage. Let’s explore further...

Posted by Alberto Fascetti on Oct 14, 2018 12:11:55 AM

HR HUB: Asia Shifting Towards Gig Workers and Contractors

Our understanding of the working world has transformed over the last 10 years. Flexible working has challenged the way we think about employment and many Asian companies are moving away from traditional working patterns.

As well as the reality of employees working from home or remotely, HR has seen a huge increase in the number of people actively choosing flexible freelance or contract work instead of permanent, full-time employment.

A Workplace 2025 report by HR consultancy Randstad suggested that up to 50% of the 4,660 business executives and workers included in their survey will have opted for "agile" careers by the end of 2019.

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