Jurong Point partners e2i to bring 700 new jobs to Singaporeans
Jurong Point Shopping Centre, jointly with NTUC’s e2i (Employment and Employability Institute), is embarking on a collaboration to offer a platform for employers and job seekers to seek employment opportunities come end May.
The Devan Nair Institute for Employment and Employability begins construction
The construction of the new National Continuing Education and Training (CET) Campus West, also called the Devan Nair Institute for Employment and Employability, officially commenced today. Five workers representing the five different groups of workers the Labour Movement serves, namely Professionals, Managers and Executives (PMEs), Low Wage Workers, Back to Work Women, Mature Workers and Youths, were the Guests-of-Honour at the event and participated in the symbolic sand shovelling ceremony.
Iwant2 be part of 112 Katong!
Singapore, 21 September 2011 – 112 Katong, the premier lifestyle mall located at the intersection of East Coast Road and Joo Chiat Road, is expected to complete its S$60.0 million redevelopment program and commence operations in November/December 2011. In partnership with NTUC’s Employment and Employability Institute (“e2i”), the mall is organising the “Iwant2 Work” Job Fair that will provide Singaporeans with over 800 new retail and Food and Beverage (“F&B”) job opportunities at 112 Katong .
Innovative Solutions for F&B
Known as the “innovative food people”, Sakae is constantly exploring and introducing technologies that allow for better connectivity and a seamless dining experience at all its outlets.
Sakae Sushi has partnered National Trades Union Congress’ (NTUC) e2i (Employment and Employability Institute) on various productivity projects. By tapping on the Inclusive Growth Programme (IGP), not only have business processes improved, customers can also enjoy better service, and workers can benefit from higher efficiency and productivity gains.
Zero Spot In Double Quick Time
With the laundry industry growing in Singapore, companies have to re-look at operating their laundry businesses to remain competitive. Over the years, conventional ways of washing clothes have changed. Many companies in the industry now rely on machinery and automation to process large quantities of laundry.
Bringing Jobs Closer to the People
The National Trades Union Congress’ (NTUC) e2i (Employment and Employability Institute) and Resorts World Sentosa (RWS) are going into the heartlands to actively reach out to residents living in the Eastern, Central and Western parts of Singapore to fill new vacancies at Singapore’s first integrated resort, through a series of recruitment fairs to be held over the next two months. The two partners are responding to requests from the public who are unable to travel far for job interviews due to family or work commitments. Now, Singaporeans, especially those considering returning to the workforce, will have easier access to recruitment activities which will be brought closer to their homes.
Industry players urged to change the playing field in the hotel sector
The push is on to encourage hotels to break out of their old mould, and operate in a new way that is more productive and efficient. The National Trades Union Congress’ (NTUC) e2i (Employment and Employability Institute) is working closely with the Food, Drinks and Allied Workers’ Union, the Singapore Hotel Association, the Singapore Tourism Board, and the Singapore Workforce Development Agency to encourage hotels and industry players to leverage on technology, train their workers to be able to handle multiple tasks, and streamline their operating procedures.
Inaugural Inclusive Growth Carnival
4,000 workers and their family members, unions and company representatives participated in the first Inclusive Growth Carnival on 2 April 2011 at Downtown East. The day-long Carnival was organised to celebrate the early success of the Inclusive Growth Programme (IGP) which has seen 255 projects and close to 20,000 workers benefitting from productivity gains.
Productivity initiatives allow McDonald’s to upsize pay and jobs with better equipment and training
McDonald’s Singapore has embarked on initiatives to raise productivity, and is sharing the gains with their workers through a monthly pay increase of almost 20%.
Rolls-Royce to train Singapore’s Next Generation of Aerospace Technicians
Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has entered into a partnership with the National Trades Union Congress’ e2i (Employment and Employability Institute) and the Singapore Workforce Development Agency (WDA) to equip 300 local technicians with the skills required by the growing aerospace industry. These trainees will go on to become a vital part of the highly-skilled workforce Rolls-Royce needs at its state-of-the-art facility at Seletar Aerospace Park.