Employment Monitor

The contagious disease has spread rapidly and has claimed more than 160,000 lives worldwide and counting. With a mortality rate of 3.4% as estimated by WHO, for March 3, 2020, the outbreak is genuinely gaining pandemic stature. The world markets have witnessed huge losses with Travel, Tourism, IT,...

24/03/2020

It was something I tried to avoid. Right from childhood, throughout my growing years and finally, as I settled to work in the industry, I strived for perfection and steadiness. A minor change was all that was required to throw me off-grid and would often lead me to adopt extreme measures to avoid...

23/03/2020

This virus from the city of Wuhan first started making global headlines in December 2019, and since then, it has been all the rage. It has reportedly spread to more than 120 countries as well as a cruise ship. With the outbreak of coronavirus, China and its citizens have faced hostility from the...

17/03/2020

The outbreak of Covid-19 has dampened Singapore’s economy. Therefore, many firms are slowing down their hiring process, while some of them are showing signs to consider revising their hiring plans for the next year. The official growth forecast of Singapore for the year 2020 has been downgraded...

16/03/2020

As Singapore is a central location in the region, and a conducive business environment, with strong brand management and efficient infrastructure in place, it is the ideal location for consumer businesses to move their supply chain hubs here. The Singapore government has been investing significant...

14/10/2019

Permanent financial services jobs remained flat quarter-on-quarter and increased by 12% year-on-year. Professionals seeking new jobs decreased by 18% quarter-on-quarter and by 13% year-on-year. Contracting jobs decreased by 20% quarter-on-quarter, and increased by 22% year-on-year. Singapore: 20%...

25/01/2018

APAC Employment Monitor Q3 2017 Highlights: Permanent financial services jobs decreased by 9%, quarter-on-quarter, and by 6% year-on-year. Professionals seeking new jobs increased by 18% quarter-on-quarter, and decreased by 12% year-on-year. Contracting jobs decreased by 3% quarter-on-quarter, and...

23/10/2017

APAC Employment Monitor Q2 2017 Highlights: Permanent financial services jobs decreased by 2%, quarter-on-quarter, and increased by 10% year-on-year. Professionals seeking new jobs decreased by 33% quarter-on-quarter and by 6% year-on-year. Contracting job decreased by 20% quarter-on-quarter and...

15/08/2017

APAC Employment Monitor Q1 2017 Highlights: Permanent financial services jobs increased by 20%, quarter-on-quarter, and by 1%. year-on-year. Professionals seeking new jobs increased by 31% quarter-on-quarter and decreased by 10% year-on-year. China: 105% increase in jobs, quarter-on-quarter and 42...

25/04/2017

APAC Employment Monitor Q4 2016 Highlights: Permanent financial services jobs are down 9%, quarter-on-quarter, and by 5% year-on-year, across the APAC region In nod to bonus and holiday season, professionals seeking new jobs are down 15% quarter-on-quarter and by 14% year-on-year Japan: 4% increase...

07/02/2017