Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Headlines that Matter || JobsDB Singapore | Cycle 5

Cycle five. Are you currently looking for a job? This will make you jive.

Standard Chartered will be hiring thousands.
Private banks are on a hiring frenzy.
Arts jobs made more rewarding!
Singapore undergrads and fresh graduates speak out. Find out where most of them want to work in the future.

In one of the biggest hiring drives by a single employer here in years, Standard Chartered Bank (Stanchart) yesterday announced plans to employ 2,000 more staff in Singapore by 2012. -- Stanchart plans hiring spree, May 24, The Straits Times

The new hires will be made across all the group's businesses here, from sales and support staff to senior managers. It needs them to keep pace with the growth in the bank's business in Singapore and elsewhere. -- Stanchart to boost workforce in Singapore, May 22-23, The Business Times Weekend
Are you a banking professional? Good news as, Standard Chartered, plans to increase its staff strength from about 6,000 by 2012, in response to its expansion in Singapore. You have 2 years left to improve your qualifications. Use the time wisely. We'll be right behind you every step of the way. Learningdb.com always has its seminar calendar packed; regularly check the website out for possible rewarding seminars. We also update our Career Advice weekly and so, we suggest you make it a habit to check the section every time you go online.

Private banks are hiring with a vengeance, with some head-hunters saying the frenzy of the heyday of 2007 is back. -- Hiring pace of 2007 back for private banks, May 24, The Business Times
Banking professionals are really lucky this quarter! Other private banks are already hiring as of talking. Recruiters are saying that they haven't seen the Singapore banking recruitment scene like this in 5 years. Are you a banker who's currently looking for a good stint? Don't miss this chance. You can start looking for banking jobs and finance careers in our database.

Designers, artists, and all those who want to make a career switch to the creative industries will be getting a big boost with grants and tax breaks. It is part of the Government's push to attract more people to join industries such as the arts, design, film and animation. -- Perks set to boost creative industries, May 22, The Straits Times
Arts professionals are finally getting what they deserve -- that's good to hear, as this will encourage more young people to pursue a career path that's creative-centric. We in JobsDB.com Singapore believe that being in the arts industry is as great as being a part of the more popular fields in the country like Accounting, Information Technology, Engineering, and Human Resource. We hope this will inspire you to pursue your love for the arts. You can look for fashion jobs, entertainment openings, beautician careers, visual merchandising jobs, and other arts jobs in our database.

Interesting NEWS

Have you always wondered where most fresh graduates here in Singapore desire to work? Here's your answer. Universum recently announced the findings of their poll of 1,286 business and 1,517 engineering and natural sciences students from some of the top universities here in Singapore which ran from February to April. For business, engineering and science students, Singapore Airlines emerged as the most desired employer. ExxonMobil and Shell, ranked 2nd and 3rd respectively on significance of petroleum industry and banks dominated the top ten. You can read more about the survey on The Business Times.

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