Construction Industry Recruitment Scene to Improve in 2017

The construction sector stagnated with the 2016 economic slowdown, with total values of construction demand falling for a second consecutive year. The Building and Construction Authority (BCA) stated that total construction demand in 2016 came up to $26.1b, a fall from $27b back in 2015. Demand in the construction industry recruitment has been affected as

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Construction industry recruitment to get levy relief for training foreign workers in safety.

In response to the recent spate of construction-related deaths involving foreign workers, construction firms will receive foreign workers levy relief, with the purpose of construction industry recruitment, if training in safety is provided for foreign workers. The announcement was made by the Minister of State for Manpower, Sam Tan: “By recognising Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) trained work permit

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Construction Recruitment Agencies Supply Needed Foreign Workers.

Singapore has long relied on the mutual invested interest between foreign workers and the city-state to drive growth the nation’s economy. They lay pipes, prepare concrete mixes, weld steel and operate construction machinery that builds the foundation of the country’s infrastructure – and this arrangement is unlikely to change in the near future. Construction recruitment

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How a foreign worker agency can help during employee turnover.

Employees make up the core element of any operation. Whether PMETs, housekeeping or construction; the skills that employees possess are essential in normalcy of operations. And when job opportunities are abundant the rate of employee turnover increases proportionately as well, and is reflected by high rates of resignations and recruitment. While labour turnover works two ways it never

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How to Avoid Hiring Bad Employees

People make up an organization. And especially in small businesses or start-ups where members of the organization work closely with one another – getting the right people could mean the difference between failure and success. Finding the right person for the right job is an important step for any company. Depending on the nature of

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Singapore Manpower Crunch

Recent statistics show an increase in engineering graduates, however companies are still finding it hard to fill vacancies. Channel News Asia looks into what is causing the Manpower Supply Singapore crunch. According to latest data from the Singapore Yearbook of Manpower Statistics, there has been an increase in the number of engineering graduates in the

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