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What do recruiters need to know about AI?

Artificial intelligence is the future. If we believe the current conversations it’s set to both take jobs from us and make our lives easier, but what’s the real impact of an automated future? The news is split with some headlines praising advancements and the others proclaiming we can’t compete with this technology when it comes to employability. As with most updates to technology, knowledge is power and by understanding what the impact will be, you’re more likely to be able to tackle it head-on. So, how could it affect our current jobs market and recruitment techniques?

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By David Gee Published: August 31, 2018

Singaporean companies compete for junior IT professionals

The booming start-up community in Singapore is proving a hard rival for multinationals in the country. Indeed, according Computer Weekly, employers may be able to attract senior IT talent with lucrative salaries, but junior professionals are harder to capture the attention of.

 

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By David Gee
Published: October 21, 2016

Hospitality, IT and telecoms continue to rise in Singapore

Singapore has hit somewhat of a snag in its economy and job market. However there are some positives to see behind the clouds as Today Online points out.

While there has been a decline in online job ads for banking, financial services and insurance (BFSI), hiring is on the up and up in hospitality, telecommunications and IT.

 

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By David Gee
Published: October 19, 2016

Tech talent shortages in Malaysia and Singapore create ideal opportunities for graduates

Excellent news this week for graduates returning to Malaysia and Singapore.

Malaysia and Singapore are facing a discrepancy in technology talent. According to Computer Weekly, organisations are battling for local applicants and while this may sound like bad news for business, it does pose an excellent opportunity for returning graduates who can seamlessly fill the gap.

 

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By David Gee
Published: October 13, 2016

Six tips to help you get through your first day

Starting a new job is always slightly terrifying. For new graduates, nervousness teams up with inexperience and pesters you with hundreds of questions, which encompass everything from “will I get on with everyone?” to “which mug am I allowed to use?” This is completely normal and if anxiety is good for one thing, it’s preparation.

 

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By David Gee
Published: October 10, 2016

Spotlight on the Philippines

The Philippines have made the news this week due to their strong economy and improving employment stats. However, figures aren’t all they have to smile about as Filipinos have also been voted the happiest workers in SE Asia, according to the Asian Journal.

But first, let’s look at those employment figures. The government has reported that in addition to a booming economy, both the amount of Filipinos without jobs and the number of those looking for better work dropped in July to an 11-year low.

 

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By David Gee
Published: September 23, 2016

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