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Want to work in the gig economy? Take these 5 online courses first
There is a change in the employment landscape. In the midst of hiring freezes, more employers are looking to short-term contract workers, or freelancers, to fulfill their HR needs. Welcome to the gig economy. This does not have to be a negative. Disciplined freelancers get to decide how much free time they have over how much money they want to earn. However, there has to be more conversations about the freelance wor...
01 Feb 2017
Online courses a hit with young Singaporeans: SkillsFuture SG
According to a year-end report card released by SkillsFuture Sg (SSG), more than 126,000 Singaporeans have used their SkillsFuture Credit to up-skill or re-skill themselves at the close of December 2016. Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) are popular with younger Singaporeans aged between 25 and 39. Preferred online courses include web development and design, coding, and Search Engine Optimisation (SEO), which ranked ...
10 Jan 2017
Employment Outlook: Slow in Certain Sectors but Growth in Others
SCIENTEC CEO INTERVIEW IN STRAITS TIMES - With the current turmoil in the global stock markets and China’s economy slowing down, there is concern that employers may be putting on the brakes in regards to their hiring plans. As a recruitment and headhunting firm interacting directly with HR and senior hiring managers across industries in Singapore and Asia-Pacific, we have a good picture of what the general sentiment...
17 Sep 2015
Talent Opportunities in Singapore’s Developing Biomedical Industry
Singapore is poised to become the region’s hub for the biomedical industry through improved biomedical research infrastructure and policies conducive to new investment. As a result, the country is playing a critical role in the expansion plans of the sector’s prominent global organisations and Asian enterprises. According to the EDB’s 2012 fact sheet figures, the country is host to eight major pharmaceutic...
13 May 2013
 

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