Patrick Tay: Future Jobs, Skills and Training – A Question of Agility, Ability & Adaptability?

“There is a tide in the affairs of men. Which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune; Omitted, all the voyage of their life Is bound in shallows and in miseries. On such a full sea are we now afloat, And we must take the current when it ...

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Patrick Tay: PMEs Labour in Vain? The Protection and Prerogative of PMEs

With the recent weaker economic figures and sombre market outlook as a backdrop, I expect layoffs/retrenchments this year and in the next few years ahead to affect more Professionals, Managers and Executives (PMEs) than before partly due to the workforce having an exponential increase in the number of PMEs ...

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Patrick Tay: Staying Ready, Resilient and Relevant in the Financial Sector

With all the recent announcements about layoffs in the financial industry fuelled by global fears, uncertainties and doubts, it is no surprise that many are expecting more dark clouds ahead in the financial sector

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What NTUC’s Labour MPs Will Focus on in Parliament

Come 15 January 2016, the new session of Singapore’s Parliament will open with the Presidential address charting the policies which the new government will focus on over the next five years. Ahead of that opening, the People’s Action Party recently announced the list of Government Parliamentary Committees or GPCs which ...

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Labour Movement to Strengthen Outreach to Bring in More Members

Quick facts – The current strength of the Labour Movement: 470,000 members in 2007; 888,000 members as at August 2015; of this, 40 per cent of union members or some 300,000 are made up of local and foreign Professionals, Managers and Executives (PMEs) Emphasising that it is not resting on ...

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