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

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, 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

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

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

Monday, 21 November 2016

3 most in-demand sales talent in technology for 2017

Tags: Jobs & the Economy, Singapore

Singapore has turned into a hotbed for tech startups in the region, thanks to the ease of setting up a company, strong government support and access to investment capital. In 2015, startup funding hit US$1.16 billion in Singapore, a fivefold ... read more

Monday, 21 November 2016

Most in-demand front office banking talent

Tags: Jobs & the Economy, Singapore

Retrenchments and a slowing economy have kept banking professionals in Singapore on their toes over the recent months. The year has been inundated with news of redundancies and job cuts from the banking industry, coupled with continued uncertainty ... read more

Tuesday, 15 November 2016

Most in-demand contracting technology talent for 2017

Tags: Jobs & the Economy, Singapore

2016 has seen the Singapore market overwhelmed with news of redundancies and job cuts - with analysts continue to warn of weakening economic conditions and uncertainty on the horizon. Although companies are still facing tough hiring restrictions ... read more

Monday, 14 November 2016

Most in-demand supply chain and procurement talent for 2017

Tags: Jobs & the Economy, Singapore

Amid a slowing Singapore economy which has grown just 0.6% in July to September compared to 2015, and news of retrenchments across industries, there remains a strong demand for supply chain and procurement professionals. As companies look to cut ... read more

Thursday, 10 November 2016

Accounting and finance industry outlook 2017

Tags: Jobs & the Economy, Singapore

A slowing economy has kept accounting and finance professionals in Singapore on their toes over the recent months. Organisations are under increasing pressure to streamline operations, and disruptive technologies are changing the way the industry ... read more

Thursday, 10 November 2016

Most in-demand banking technology talent

Tags: Jobs & the Economy, Singapore

The year of 2016 has seen the banking industry overwhelmed with news of redundancies and job cuts and analysts continue to warn of weakening economic conditions and uncertainty in the horizon. Despite this, technology professionals continue to be in ... read more

Wednesday, 9 November 2016

3 most in-demand talent in FMCG for 2017

Tags: Jobs & the Economy, Singapore

The Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) industry in Asia is undergoing fast digital transformation as consumer consumption habits move towards new paths to purchase. A recent report by A.T. Kearney revealed that e-commerce contributes less than one ... read more

Monday, 7 November 2016

Top banking operations talent

Tags: Jobs & the Economy, Singapore

Retrenchments and a slowing economy have kept banking professionals in Singapore on their toes over the recent months. The year has been inundated with news of redundancies and job cuts from the banking industry, with continued uncertainty in the ... read more

Friday, 4 November 2016

8 most in-demand life science jobs in Singapore for 2017

Tags: Jobs & the Economy, Singapore

A slowing economy has led to redundancies and jobs cuts in various industries throughout the year. Employees are increasingly worried about job security and organisations are adopting a "wait-and-see" approach on how the economic environment ... read more

Wednesday, 10 August 2016

Media release: Randstad to acquire Monster Worldwide to transform the way people and jobs connect

Tags: Jobs & the Economy, Jobs Candidates, Press Release

Randstad Holding nv (AMS: RAND), a leading human resources services provider, and Monster Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: MWW), a global leader in connecting jobs and people, today announced the signing of a definitive agreement under which Randstad will ... read more

Wednesday, 27 July 2016

10 most in-demand technology jobs in Singapore for 2016

Tags: Jobs & the Economy, Singapore

As the world of work continues to be moulded by the lightning fast developments in information technology, the needs and demands of the industry also evolve in terms of the skills required from IT talent. To find out more about the most in-demand ... read more

Thursday, 23 June 2016

Chai Leng Lim: 10 most in-demand banking jobs in Singapore

Tags: Jobs & the Economy, Singapore

Retrenchments and a slowing economy have kept banking professionals in Singapore on their toes over the recent months. The last six months have been inundated with news of redundancies and job cuts from the banking industry, with analysts warning of ... read more