Wednesday, 29 March 2017

Media release: Entrepreneurship is on the minds of employees in Singapore, Hong Kong and Malaysia

Tags: Jobs Candidates, Press Release, Singapore, Workmonitor

Entrepreneurship conjures up images of success and hardship in extremes, a true high risk, high reward scenario. When looking at stereotypes, although it seems that employees in Western countries may be more likely to take the leap into the world of ... read more

Tuesday, 28 March 2017

Jaya Dass: Positive market sentiment hints of economic recovery

Tags: Hiring Intentions, Jobs & the Economy, Singapore

By Jaya Dass, Country Director, Randstad Singapore Singapore confident despite slow global economic outlook Despite a gloomy economic outlook and two years of negative inflation, Singapore's economy grew 1.8 percent year-on-year, beating ... read more

Tuesday, 28 March 2017

Media release: Singaporeans willing to work longer hours despite wanting better work-life balance: Randstad Employer Brand Research 2016

Tags: Employer Branding, Press Release, Singapore

Work-life balance seems to be the trending topic of recent times yet most Singaporeans are still working many hours of overtime and are willing to work even more, said recruitment firm Randstad. According to the Randstad Employer Brand Research ... read more

Tuesday, 21 March 2017

Media release: Singapore’s top 75 companies revealed: Randstad Employer Brand Research 2017

Tags: Employer Branding, Press Release, Singapore

The Randstad Employer Brand Awards (previously known as the Randstad Award) is making its sixth appearance in Singapore. Recruitment firm Randstad, in anticipation of the upcoming announcement of Singapore’s most attractive companies on the ... read more

Friday, 17 March 2017

Media release: MNCs still employers of choice in Singapore, Hong Kong and Malaysia

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Jobs Candidates, Press Release, Singapore

The emergence of Millennials in the workforce yearning for work-life balance as well as media attention towards rising startups across the world has led to the apparent rise in preference for flexible small to medium enterprises (SMEs) and ... read more

Thursday, 9 March 2017

Media release: The Randstad Great Secretary Getaway winners revealed

Tags: Jobs Candidates, Press Release, Productivity & Performance, Singapore

Employees sealing major deals and setting up business strategies are often the ones garnering the most attention and praise. Behind the scenes, however, are the hard-working secretaries who go above and beyond to support their bosses and their ... read more

Thursday, 2 March 2017

Media release: Randstad Singapore launches the Engineering Challenge

Tags: Jobs Candidates, Press Release, Singapore

Randstad Singapore has launched the Engineering Challenge, an interactive mechanical engineering quiz, in close cooperation with engineers of the Formula 1 Williams Racing team. The Randstad Engineering Challenge is aimed at professionals in ... read more

Thursday, 23 February 2017

5 times F1 technology made a huge leap forward

Tags: Productivity & Performance

Formula One engineers are always looking for ways they can improve the performance of their cars. In a sport of such tight margins, even a gain of a hundredth of a second can make the difference between first and second place. For every small ... read more

Thursday, 23 February 2017

Most important 20th century engineering breakthroughs

Tags: Jobs & the Economy

The 20th century was perhaps the century with the biggest breaks from historical engineering techniques, with some globally significant breakthroughs that are still relevant to the field today. Looking back, we can see that engineers in the ... read more

Wednesday, 22 February 2017

5 key trends in Singapore's accounting sector for 2017

Tags: Jobs & the Economy, Singapore

With the uncertainty in the global market, rising interest rates and a decline in both domestic consumption and investments, the Singapore economy is bracing itself for a slower growth in 2017. Organisations continued to be under increasing pressure ... read more

Tuesday, 17 January 2017

Beware of scams in your job search

Tags: Jobs Candidates, Singapore

Job scams can be much more than just a waste of your time and energy. A successful scam can potentially end with money stolen from the victim or in some recent cases we have seen, leave the victim jobless should they leave their current role for the ... read more

Tuesday, 27 December 2016

Media release: Employees pessimistic on economic recovery in Singapore, Hong Kong and Malaysia

Tags: Jobs & the Economy, Singapore, Workmonitor

The global economic landscape continues to show signs of stagnation and employees in Singapore, Hong Kong and Malaysia have expressed their concern for the coming year. According to Randstad’s latest Workmonitor research report, employees ... read more

Tuesday, 13 December 2016

Media release: Employees fear for job security due to lack of digital skills in Singapore, Hong Kong and Malaysia

Tags: Press Release, Workmonitor

The world is fast transforming into a digital one with consumers changing their purchasing habits, as well as organisations adopting new digital strategies to grow their business and maintain a competitive edge. This seems to have hit the confidence ... read more

Monday, 12 December 2016

Salary and bonus expectations high amongst Singapore, Hong Kong and Malaysia employees: Randstad Workmonitor

Tags: Press Release, Singapore, Workmonitor

A slow global economy and industries facing restructuring have not dampened the expectations of employees in Singapore, Hong Kong and Malaysia. According to the latest global Randstad Workmonitor report, confidence levels of these employees around ... read more

Wednesday, 30 November 2016

Most in-demand talent for data centre operations

Tags: Jobs & the Economy, Singapore

Singapore has emerged as a prime location in the Asia-Pacific region for data centres, which have seen a surge despite a slowdown in the global economy and Singapore property market. The Singapore Data Centre Supply Report by Structure Research ... read more

Monday, 28 November 2016

Most in-demand contract banking talent

Tags: Jobs & the Economy, Singapore

Retrenchments and a slowing economy have kept banking professionals on edge in recent months. The year has been inundated with news of job cuts from the banking industry, coupled with continued uncertainty on the horizon. With organisations under ... read more

Monday, 28 November 2016

Media release: Randstad recognised at ACES Awards and HR Vendors of the Year 2016

Tags: Leadership, Press Release, Singapore

Randstad is proud to recognised as a leading recruitment firm by industry leaders - with its recent wins at the Asia Corporate Excellence & Sustainability Awards and the Human Resources Vendors of the Year Awards. The three prestigious ... read more

Friday, 25 November 2016

The benefits of a business partnering approach with Randstad

Tags: Employer Branding, Human Resources, Recruitment Advice

Our recent Randstad Talent Trends Report suggests that 84% of employers in Singapore over the past 24 months have worked harder to improve their employer brand to attract and retain the best talent. In addition, over 70% of employers are looking to ... read more

Wednesday, 23 November 2016

Most in-demand talent in property and real estate for 2017

Tags: Jobs & the Economy, Singapore

The construction industry is feeling the effects of the global economic slowdown. Organisations are undergoing restructuring, cutting cost and streamlining operations as business remains slow. Consumer confidence has also dipped considerably and the ... read more

Tuesday, 22 November 2016

Most in-demand commerce technology talent for 2017

Tags: Jobs & the Economy, Singapore

Consumers are changing the way they purchase goods, be it electronics, clothing or even groceries. Organisations understand the need to adapt to this change and are committing resources to drive e-commerce strategies despite the slow global economy ... read more