Three Ways To Reduce Foreign Talent in Singapore

But will their departure lead to more good jobs for Singaporeans? As of June 2015, there are 180,800 Employment Passes in Singapore, MOM says. The number is climbing every year. What if we were to stop and even reverse the trend of hiring foreign talent? How do we even go about doing it? One way is […]

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PMEs targeted

Singapore’s manpower landscape has gone through a whole lot of changes this year. And with Professionals, Managers and Executives increasing in numbers, it’s no wonder that most of the initiatives introduced in 2015 were targeted at helping this group of workers. The government together with the labour movement enhanced its support for Singaporean PMEs as […]

Fair Consideration Framework, what do you need to know:

  What it actually is: Employment Pass (EP) applications will have to comply with advertising requirements. This simply means you can’t get an EP without having to demonstrate that you really, really, absolutely can’t find a local that will do the job.   What’s the penalty? Similar to the Tripartite Aliance for Fair Employment Practices […]

Fair Consideration Framework: Yay stupid sibling can find job liao!

When you’re sick of being broke all the time because you’re being paid peanuts, or sick of your boss verbally ‘slapping’ you across the face with his harsh words, or tired of OT-ing because your colleagues are just better at taichi-ing work than you, what do you do? You do what most normal people in […]

MOM speaks up for her children

Fact: After extensive calls from the NTUC, the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) has announced new rules, called the Fair Consideration Framework, that require employers to consider Singaporeans fairly before hiring Employment Pass (EP) holders. Before applying for an Employment Pass (EP), employers are expected to advertise* the job vacancy for at least 14 calendar days […]