By Priya Sunil
Singapore’s retail and hospitality sector has had its fair share of ups and downs in the recent years, following events such as the tightening of foreign worker policies. However, despite the resulting decline in productivity levels and manpower crunch faced, the future of this sector is set for newer opportunities to flourish.(Read More Here!)
By: Alythea Ho
Going local, not global, for scholarships and education seem to be on the priority list for Singapore students these days. In addition, students today are more likely to know which sector they want to work in, compared to their predecessors five years ago. They also prefer a career in Banking & Finance, while jobs in the Hotel & Hospitality industry have seen one of the biggest falls in student interest since 2009.
These are some of the findings from the 2013 BrightSparks Scholarship & Career Survey. According to the survey, interest in local tertiary scholarships has hit a five-year high, gathering the majority 22.4% votes from ‘A’ level, International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma graduates, and Polytechnic final year students.
(Left - Cheryl Chan Yee Leng, Right - Charlene Teresa Hendricks)
By Kevin Lim
It isn’t just about doing it great. It’s about doing it better.