How C-suite leaders feel about AI & machine learning in their organisation
Leaders surveyed particularly expressed concerns towards uncertainty about data and privacy, and a lack of trust that holds them back from fully embracing and adopting AI and ML.
Most older workers surveyed in Singapore are in favour of raising the re-employment and retirement age
In spite of this, respondents raised negative employer attitudes and age discrimination as key challenges they face in working past retirement age.
Winning Secrets: How Silverlake Axis finds the right “ingredients” for its people’s career experience
"One’s career journey will not be the same for another – and we needed to take this into account in how we plan out career pathways for different job roles.," explains Jinny Chong, EVP of Group People & Organisation.
Work permits will only be issued if an employer has acceptable accommodation for their WPHs, Singapore's MOM reminds
Employers must register a valid address for housing their work permit holders (WPH) and this may include dormitories, hostels, and public or private residential housing.
All applications for Singapore's Open Door Programme from Jan 2022 to Aug 2023 were successful: MOM
MOM added that the number of persons with disabilities placed into jobs with support from the ODP has remained stable at around 500 each year over the last three years.
Parliamentary question addressed: Will Singapore increase work passes for specific job types?
As Minister Tan explains, the suggestion to grant additional foreign worker quota for firms to hire non-peak night hour workers is effectively a loosening of the Dependency Ratio Ceilings (DRCs).
Malaysia to publish whitepaper on its progressive wage policy
Minister of Economy Rafizi Ramli has shared that the government will allocate a certain amount of funds annually to create a wage upliftment ecosystem in the private sector.
Singapore to use biometric clearance for travellers from Changi Airport for automated, passport-free immigration come 2024
In preparation of this new clearance concept (NCC), ICA has been training its officers since 2020 — 4,000 ICA officers are able to take on higher value jobs in assessment and investigation, using newly acquired skills.
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