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Q3 2016 Singapore Talent Market Update
Overall unemployment remained unchanged in September 2016 at 2.1% from March 2016, decreasing for residents and citizens. Total employment decreased by 2,700 in Q3, following slower growth in Q1 and Q2. Construction lost 5,300 jobs while manufacturing lost 3,600, while services added 6,300 workers. 4,220 workers were made redundant in Q3, with layoffs in manufacturing and services decreasing, but ... Read More
2016 Q2 Singapore Talent Market Update
Overall unemployment rose in June 2016 to 2.1% from 1.9% in March 2016, increasing for residents and citizens. Total employment increased by 5,500 in Q2, at a slower pace than the previous quarter (13,000) and from last year’s Q2 (9,700), amid subdued global economic conditions. Employment growth slowed in services which grew by 8,600, manufacturing which lost 3,400 and flat in construction which ... Read More
Women in STEM
Women in STEM
16 Sep 2016
If we’re going to make a dent in the massive talent gap in the STEM fields, we have to start engaging more women now, and we have to work together to do so.Tipping the scale towards a more optimized and gender diverse STEM talent pool takes more than just ramping up recruitment efforts—it requires commitment and effort from all parties involved, from parents and teachers all the way up to executiv ... Read More
Q1 2016 Singapore Talent Market Quarterly
Overall unemployment at 1.9% remained unchanged in March 2016 relative to December 2015, declining for Singapore citizens and residents. Unemployment increased for residents aged 30 and above, offset by a decline for residents below 30, due to lower labour force participation among youths. Total employment grew more slowly in Q1 2016 than the seasonally high growth of Q4 2015, but faster compared ... Read More
Q2 2016 Global Talent Market Quarterly
The global economy is forecast to expand by 2.6% in 2016, but that moderate growth rate masks a variety of divergent economic conditions and risks among markets. Most developed economies are expected to see solid if unremarkable growth, but all are vulnerable to political, social, and market risks. Emerging markets are a study in opposites, with deep recessions in Brazil, Venezuela, and Russia on ... Read More
Salary Guide 2016
We are pleased to present the 2016 Kelly Singapore Salary Guide, a comprehensive reference tool which provides an insight to the latest salary ranges for various positions across industries in Singapore through a compilation of salaries and job titles recorded on the database of Kelly Services Singapore.   We trust you find the ‘2016 Singapore Salary Guide’ useful. We are on hand to provide ... Read More
2015 Q4 Singapore Talent Market Update
The overall seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped to 1.9% in December 2015 from 2% in September. Resident and citizen unemployment rates also fell as the total employment grew by 15,500 roles. There were 3.6556 million people employed in December 2015, with unemployment rate remaining low at 1.9% for the entire year. ... Read More
2016 Q1 Global Talent Market Quarterly
The outlook for the global economy in 2016 is uncertain, with financial market volatility, depressed commodity prices, and slowing in key emerging markets keeping growth prospects muted. Brazil and Russia face continued recessionary conditions, while China’s economic momentum continues to cool amid stock market instability and structural challenges—all leading to a significant amount of labor mark ... Read More
Career Development Financial Services & Insurance
Financial Services employees are in demand across the globe as the growth of financial planning, wealth management and improved financial literacy drive the uptake of services and demand for trained professionals.Across financial services, banking and insurance, the focus on professional development has been accentuated by requirements for more rigorous regulation and client-focused offerings.Alon ... Read More
Singapore Market Update
Unemployment steady, fewer redundancies. Overall and citizen unemployment rates remained steady from Q1 to Q2 of 2014, while the resident unemployment rate improved from 2.9% to 2.8%. Total employment grew 22,000 roles, down from 28,300 in the first quarter. There were 3.54 million people employed in June, 3.6% more than recorded in the same month last year. Singapore Talent Market Update from The ... Read More
Flexible Asia
Flexible Asia
03 Jun 2014
Flexible Asia HR guide for attracting and retaining a flexible workforceGlobally, the economic focus has now shifted to emerging nations, and Asia’s successful organisations are now entering a new, exciting phase of growth. However, the next wave of development and investment will occur amid tightening talent markets—there are still too few people with the right skills to go around.If organisation ... Read More
Global Talent Market Quarterly Q3 2011 Image
2014 is expected to be a modestly stronger year for the global economy, with GDP growth projected to surpass 3%. The expansion will be led by a moderate strengthening in North America and the slow but steady recovery in Western Europe. On the other hand, many emerging markets continue to face challenges including structural issues and political turmoil that are limiting growth.The positive econom ... Read More
KGWI 2014 TOPIC 1 IMAGE
The Kelly Global Workforce Index (KGWI) is an annual global survey revealing opinions about work and the workplace. Almost 230,000 people across the Americas, EMEA and APAC regions responded to the 2014 survey.The topics covered in the 2014 KGWI survey include:Engaging Active and Passive Job SeekersCareer Development The Candidate Experience from Hiring to OnboardingWorker Preferences and Workpl ... Read More
Global Talent Market Quarterly Q3 2011 Image
2014 looks to be a modestly better year for the global economy, with growth projected to reach 3.3%. Stronger business and consumer sentiment, particularly in developed countries including the U.S., U.K., and Germany, will help drive the expansion. Growth in emerging markets was well below historical levels in 2013, but is expected to accelerate slightly in 2014.The healthier economic climate is ... Read More