SINGAPORE - Singapore hiring is likely to see stable growth in 2019, with top jobs in demand to be analytical and data-driven in nature, according to the latest annual salary survey by recruitment firm Robert Walters. These include data scientists, product management, user experience (UX) designers, and digital roles, with cyber security to remain a major focus, in the wake of recent high-profile cyber attacks in Singapore. The report also found that job movers in Singapore can expect pay increments of 5 per cent to 15 per cent in 2019, and larger hikes can be expected for candidates with specialised skill sets in IT, digital and financial services. Among employers, human resource (HR) professionals with strong experience in HR technologies, as well as talent acquisition professionals for the technology sector will be sought after. Hiring levels for jobs in financial services will also remain positive, with a continued focus on technical and commercial skill sets. Demand will be high … [Read more...] about What will be Singapore’s most in-demand jobs for 2019?
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By Bianca Bharti Staff Reporter Wed., Oct. 24, 2018 The Ontario Cannabis Store says first-day customers could see further delays as a result of ongoing Canada Post strikes and high demand. The OCS said “unbelievably high demand” for cannabis products and “complicated” rotating strikes at Canada Post operations are causing ongoing shipment delays, according to a Tuesday news release. “While a majority of first-day orders will be fulfilled within days, many first-day customers will still see delivery times that are longer,” the statement read. “We ask for and appreciate the public’s patience as OCS continues to process orders as quickly as possible as this new business takes hold,” said OCS President Patrick Ford in the release. Strikes at Canada Post’s Toronto-area sorting plants continued Wednesday after workers walked off the job just after midnight on Tuesday. Operations at a Mississauga … [Read more...] about Ontario Cannabis Store warns day-one customers may see further delays amid Canada Post strikes and ‘unbelievably high demand’
MANILA, Philippines — There is no need to worry about the record-high inflation and the weak peso as they are just effects of a strong demand as well as more imports of materials for the government’s infrastructure program, Malacañang said yesterday. The Philippines’ headline inflation reached 6.4 percent last month, the highest in nine years. It was higher than the 2.6 percent posted in August last year and the 5.7 percent recorded last July. The Philippine peso, meanwhile, hit a new low this week, falling to P53.80 to a dollar last Wednesday, the lowest in almost 13 years. The depreciation has been attributed to the higher-than-expected August inflation. Some sectors have expressed alarm over the rising prices of goods and have criticized the administration for allegedly not doing enough to help the poor and other vulnerable sectors. Presidential spokesman Harry Roque claimed that the high inflation and lower peso are not alarming. “Historically, … [Read more...] about Palace: ‘Inflation, weak peso due to high demand’
By Andrea Gordon Education Reporter Tues., June 26, 2018 Haylee Weese hadn’t yet graduated from teachers’ college this spring when she was snapped up by a GTA school board eager to hire her for September. “I’m excited, I’ve always wanted to be a teacher,” says the 24-year-old from London, Ont., who earned her teaching degree at the University of Ottawa and walked across the stage a few weeks ago to collect her parchment. Weese’s quick jump to a teaching position is not the usual narrative for new teachers in Ontario, who typically toil for years on supply rosters before landing a permanent job, as a result of a decade-long teacher surplus. But she has the big qualification that school boards across the country are chasing these days: French. Weese is bilingual, took her teaching degree in French and is certified to teach French immersion, which is booming in boards all over the province. Come fall, she’ll be … [Read more...] about French teachers in high demand as popularity of immersion programs soars
The Labour Ministry is leading a campaign aimed at creating more job opportunities for former inmates with occupational skills training under a government project called "return good people to society". Under a pilot project to begin in May, the ministry wants to find proper jobs for about 37,000 inmates who will soon be released from prison and who need jobs, according to Labour Minister Adul Sangsingkeo. "It's the best policy to find them proper jobs so they won repeat their past mistakes," said Pol Gen Adul, adding that about 90% of inmates are of working age. Before these inmates finish serving their sentences they will undergo occupational-skill training to help them find a job when they return to society, said Anurak Thosarat, director-general of the Department of Employment. The training is designed to mainly prepare them to become either self-employed or obtain sufficient skills for jobs where there is a high demand for new workers, said Mr Anurak. Work skills being offered … [Read more...] about Ministry leads drive to find ex-cons jobs