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Foreign workers in Taiwan only eligible to 50% pay for COVID sick leave

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foreign workers who contract COVID will only receive 50% of their salary if they take sick leave, but can apply for some labor insurance benefits, while those who must tak...

Village House Introduces New Furniture & Home Appliance Rental Options For Corporate Clients Across Japan

Companies and organisations in Japan that use Village House’s high-quality rental units for company housing can now enjoy furniture and home appliance rental services to make the moving-in process eas...

More Employers Are Looking to Hire Candidates with Broader Skillsets to Take Up Hybrid Roles

More employers (79%) are looking to hire candidates with a broader set of skills to take up hybrid roles in 2022 as compared to 71% in 2020. 80% of employers agree that there is a need for e...

AI and Robotics Pave the Way for a New ‘Security Technologist’ Career Pathway, Say Industry Experts

Strides in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and robotics in security technology management is paving the way for a new 'security technologist' career pathway in Singapore This presents potential...

10 migrant workers at New Taipei tech factory test positive for COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After a Vietnamese migrant worker tested positive for COVID on Thursday (March 24), nine coworkers have also tested positive for the virus. The New Taipei City Departme...

NTUC LearningHub’s ‘Emerging Jobs And Skills’ Report Reveals Top Jobs And In-Demand Skills In 2022

The top job roles employers are looking to hire include Data Analysis (54%), Digital Marketing (45%), and Strategy & Operations (45%). The top Critical Core Skills coveted by employers a...

As guest workers increase, so do concerns of wage cheating

For Maribel Hernández, falling ill with COVID-19 at a Louisiana crawfish processor and losing her job was terrible enough. But the Mexican guest worker was in for another shock. A federal labor invest...

NTUC LearningHub Partners TikTok to Empower 1,500 Micro-Business Owners and Freelancers By 2024

The partnership comes on the back of discussions to support micro-businesses and freelancers in Singapore to grow their brands on platforms like TikTokSINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 16 February 2022 - ...

13 migrant workers, Taiwanese contractor at Career Technology in New Taipei test positive for COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The New Taipei City Department of Health on Thursday (Feb. 10) announced that 13 migrant workers at Taiwanese Apple supplier Career Technology Co. (嘉聯益) and one Taiwanese ...

Migrant worker at Career Technology plant in New Taipei tests positive for COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese Apple supplier Career Technology Co. (嘉聯益) on Wednesday (Feb. 9) announced that a foreign worker at its electronics factory in New Taipei City had tested positiv...

Expats head for the exit as 'easy' Singapore's COVID controls bite

Atar Sandler arrived in Singapore in 2019, seizing the opportunity to live in a buzzing global city that is also a convenient base to jet off to more exotic locales nearby. But after two years of m...

Talent Crunch May Intensify With Smaller Talent Pool Actively Job-Hunting

78% of employers find it difficult to fill job roles due to shortage of talent with relevant skillsets.Only 10% of employees in Singapore say that they are actively looking for a new job.The top three...

4 in 5 Employees in Singapore Fear Impact of Digitalisation, Turn to Upskilling to Stay Competitive

Four in five (81%) employees are concerned about the impact of digitalisation on jobs and roles in their industry.Most employees (93%) agree there is a need to upskill to remain relevant in their curr...

7 In 10 SMEs Say They Require Greater Support In Workforce Upskilling, Budgetary Issues A Key Challenge

68% of employers of SMEs say that they need more support in the form of training resources.One in two (50%) SME employers cite 'the lack of budget' as a key challenge in upskilling their workforce.The...

Amid Struggle to Fill Job Vacancies, Companies Remain Sluggish in Sending Employees for Upskilling

78% of business leaders who report having vacant job roles are facing challenges in filling these vacancies at their companies.However, only half (51%) of business leaders say they have sent their ...