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How to negotiate your salary as an international student or graduate

Thinking about your possible earnings isn’t just a thought just for recent graduates but undergraduates too. Knowing the value of your skills can be investigated while you’re still at university and help you when searching for jobs to apply for. When looking for a graduate role a number of factors can take priority including role duties, progression, company culture, location and of course salary. It can be difficult for a recent graduate to know if, when and how they can discuss the subject of salary when attending interviews and starting a new role. There can be a fine line between knowing your worth and appearing mercenary, and it’s important to give employers a good first impression that ensures they know that your interest lies primarily in the role itself rather than its monetary reward. We’ve put together some ideas for how to tackle the sometimes tricky topic of money.

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By Jen Garmston Published: August 14, 2019

Malaysians remain confident in the job market

 A number of Malaysian professionals have expressed confidence in the external job market. According to the recent survey,  around 80% of professionals in the 25 to 34-year-oldage bracket and 56% of those between 55 to 64 years old expressed their confidence in finding a comparable job within six months.

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By randstad
Published: February 15, 2016

SINGAPORE-More incentives in healthcare sector

The Ministry of Health and Singapore Workforce Development Agency announced on Saturday that they will be increasing the monthly training allowance for their five healthcare professional conversion programmes (PCP) which enables individuals to get qualifications and skills to work in this sector. This announcement is expected to attract more mid-career professionals to switch their occupation to healthcare.

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By straitstimes
Published: February 15, 2016

The Latest Amendments to The Employment Act in Singapore

The Employment Act stipulates the basic working conditions that employers and employees have to follow. Recently, the government enacted amendments to the Act. In this article, Koh C-u Pinn, a director at Arielle Law Corporation, has described the crucial changes that employers have to implement in their businesses. These recent amendments to the Employment Act are set out in the Employment (Amendment) Act 2015. 

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By Mondaq
Published: February 10, 2016

Addressing the demand for skilled workers in Asia

Asia is facing a human-capital challenge. Over the last three decades, significant gains in workforce size and quality helped Asia to become a hub of global supply chains – and so to sustain rapid progress to advanced-economy income levels and living standards. But with workers increasingly unable to meet labour market demands, development could be derailed. 

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By Economia
Published: February 10, 2016

10 Most Lucrative Jobs for Graduates in Singapore

There is good news for fresh graduates in Singapore according to the GET.com website, which reports that a recent survey by the top 3 universities in Singapore found that the median salary for degree holders rose to $3,200 for the graduating class of 2014.

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By Yahoo Finance
Published: February 02, 2016

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