Singapore’s strategy of staying open to MNCs to attract good jobs

In recent years, more surveys have shown that youths in Asia, including Singapore, show a marked preference for working in MNCs compared to local companies. It’s not hard to see where the allure lies, as millennials and Gen Z-ers are more attracted to a vibrant workplace culture. MNCs often offer flexibility and an interactive workplace […]

What young PMEs can do during the current Covid climate

On Hari Raya Haji which has just passed, Singaporeans were once again met with the news that we would undergo Phase 2 (Heightened Alert) again. This news would greatly impact the businesses of F&B operators, gym and studio owners and many Singaporeans from various walks of life. Our young PMEs and fresh graduates are another […]

Why is our schools not producing the required number of talents: Leong Mun Wai

Why is our schools not producing the required number of talents: Leong Mun Wai

PSP Leong Mun Wai asked in Parliament why Singapore’s education system was not producing the required numbers of local talent needed. “Minister Tan said that there’s simply not enough local talent… Then what happened to our education system? What happened after 20 years, you’re still telling Singaporeans that we (have) not enough talent.” Is there […]

4G Leadership: why you can put your confidence in Chan Chun Sing

Chan Chun Sing - MOE MInister

“We cannot save every job and every business, but we will take care of every Singaporean. We will not let widespread unemployment erode the confidence and dignity of our people.” – Chan Chun Sing June 2020 – A common thread running through Chan Chun Sing’s speeches is the expressed determination to ensure a successful and […]

On Foreign Talent: My Side of the Story Working in a recruitment firm

On Foreign Talent: My Side of the Story Working in a recruitment firm

As someone who works in a recruitment firm, I work with many MNCs on their recruitment needs. Trust me, we want to hire Singaporeans. Why wouldn’t we take care of our fellow countrymen/women? Unfortunately, the sad truth is that as companies look to cut costs, more are looking for combined skillsets and experienced individuals with […]

Singapore attracted $17.2 billion in Fixed Asset Investments in 2020 despite pandemic gloom

Fixed Asset Investments

Despite the pandemic gloom, Singapore secured S$17.2 billion in Fixed Asset Investments (FAI) and S$6.8 billion in Total Business Expenditure last year (2020), Trade and Industry Minister Chan Chun Sing said. This is a strong performance in an exceptionally challenging year, the minister said. The FAI secured in 2020 significantly exceeded the medium to long-term […]

Zoom expands footprints; selects Singapore for its exceptional engineering talent

Zoom expands footprints in Singapore

Zoom announced on Tuesday (15 Dec) that it will expand its presence in Singapore by opening a new Research and Development Center. It will hire hundreds of key engineering headcount. This expansion represents a growing strategic investment in the country, where Zoom has already had a presence for 2 years. It will also supplement Zoom’s […]