Retrenchment is a process where companies let their employees go because of redundancy or the company’s inability to keep their staff because of financial challenges. Retrenchment happens every day in the modern world, and it has increased its rates recently due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Retrenchment does not only happen to people around you; it might happen to you too. It would be great to sit down and think about what would happen to your loved ones if you lost
The coronavirus pandemic has upended the lives of many families and caused a loss of jobs. To help retrenched workers and jobseekers, GovTech collaborated with Workforce Singapore (‘WSG’), e2i, TADM, TAFEP and SkillsFuture Singapore (‘SSG’) to develop new modules on the LifeSG App (rebranded from Moments of Life). These employment support modules take a user-centric approach to show relevant information in a bite-sized manner that is easy to understand for the everyday man on the street. It informs target audience
Congratulations! You have been offered the position that you have been pining for. During your final interview, you realized that the starting salary is less than what you expected. It is completely normal to feel disappointed at first. But, you must not dismiss a job offer because of the relatively lower paycheck. Do not get me wrong! I am not advocating the acceptance of an utterly ridiculous offer. All that I am sayings is that there are some scenarios where
Most of the Singaporean interviewers that I encountered gave me the opportunity to ask a couple of questions after they were done grilling me. Asking great questions can help you stand out from the crowd! So, you better come prepared. WHAT MUST AN IDEAL CANDIDATE HAVE TO THRIVE IN THIS ROLE? You need not be a people person to have the significant realization that most people appreciate being actively heard. Opening with this question exudes that you have a basic
Extraordinary – that is the perfect word to describe Singapore’s workforce. Singapore is a popular destination to many foreign workers and a starting point to some locals who want to further their careers overseas.With that said, the competition is as fierce as can be! Stand up from the rest and improve your chances of getting hired by seeking the services of credible recruitment agencies. A recruitment agency is a business paid to find suitable workers for various companies and organizations.