Graduate employment: Degree no longer a guarantee of a good job

Graduate employment: Degree no longer a guarantee of a good job

straitstimes.com 23 Oct '14, 12am

A university degree used to be seen as a golden ticket to job security and career success, but some of the shine is coming off that path. More graduates here are experiencing underemployment, which the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) defines as workers who clock at most 35 hours of work a week, even though they want and are available to work more hours. Some 15,100 degree holders were underemployed last year, up from 13,000 in 2012. This works out to 2.3 per cent of all employed graduates last year, inching up from 2.2 per cent the year before. While the increase is slight, it comes amid a tight job market and falling underemployment rates for ...

Wax figures of Lee Kuan Yew and his late wife unveiled at Madame Tussauds Singapore

twitter.com 23 Oct '14, 4am

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Here we go again, free 2 x #UberTaxi rides for all for today Thursday only.

greatdeals.com.sg 23 Oct '14, 6am
Here we go again, free 2 x #UberTaxi rides for all for today Thursday only.

If you haven’t download Uber app on your iOS or Android smartphone, you are missing out on a lot of free rides and discounts. Uber is the lat...

Serena Williams 'embarrassed' by Halep in Singapore: Serena Williams was routed 6-0 6-2 by Simona...

espn.co.uk 22 Oct '14, 11am
Serena Williams 'embarrassed' by Halep in Singapore: Serena Williams was routed 6-0 6-2 by Simona Halep at the...

Serena Williams suffered her heaviest defeat in 16 years at the hands of Simona Halep © AP Enlarge Serena Williams was routed 6-0 6-2 by Simo...

21,000-square foot electronics factory transforms into a high-tech vegetable farm

psfk.com 22 Oct '14, 4pm
21,000-square foot electronics factory transforms into a high-tech vegetable farm

The Toshiba Clean Room Farm in Yokosuka used to be a 21,000-square foot electronics factory before becoming an isolated tank that could grow ...

Eat & Drink

Crystal Jade's massive S.F. restaurant to open in November after $14 million build-out

Crystal Jade's massive S.F. restaurant to open in November after $14 million build-out

bizjournals.com 22 Oct '14, 10pm

Crystal Jade owns and operates 22 restaurants in 21 cities throughout Asia that focus on upscale traditional Cantonese and Southern Chinese J...

Singapore Named Lonely Planet’s No 1 Country To Visit in 2015

Singapore Named Lonely Planet’s No 1 Country To Visit in 2015

ladyironchef.com 23 Oct '14, 12am

Lonely Planet has named Singapore as the No. 1 Country to visit in 2015 . In its guide to top 10 countries to visit in 2015 - which includes ...

Superhero Concept Cafe – Affordable Meals And De-Stress In CBD

Superhero Concept Cafe – Affordable Meals And De-Stress In CBD

superadrianme.com 23 Oct '14, 3am

Superhero Concept is themed cafe that keeps your pockets de-stressed with affordable and healthy meals while you take that moment to let off ...

Startups, Entrepreneurs & Hackers

#Startup #Jobs: Two positions open for Entrepreneurs in Residence to head their operations team a...

startupjobs.asia 22 Oct '14, 6am
#Startup #Jobs: Two positions open for Entrepreneurs in Residence to head their operations team at Tripada! Link:

You'll be responsible for developing a operational and market plan alongside with senior executives, but most importantly, executing and cont...

SINGAPORE!!!! SHARE THE NEWS <3

youtube.com 22 Oct '14, 8am

http://www.sistic.com.sg/events/youth... I'm coming to Singapore with Tanner Patrick, J.A., a...

Super Junior's Leeteuk: I am still the same person.

xin.msn.com 23 Oct '14, 1am

Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds were the picture of glowing, expecting parents as they made th...

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