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FOREIGN AGENCY ENLISTED BY GOVT TO HELP LOCALS FIND JOBS

The irony of the Singapore workforce! We have spent so much time complaining that a lot of jobs are now going to foreign talents, while the locals cannot find jobs and are marginalised in our own countries.

Guess what? The Workforce Singapore (WSG) have appointed Maximus Asia, a subsidiary of American company Maximus, to provide free help to local PMETs who are looking for a job. Yes, a foreign expert have been enlisted by the authorities to help locals find jobs in Singapore.

The foreign company started operations on Monday, 12 June. In fact, it is the second foreign job placement agency appointed by the government to help locals find jobs. the first company, Ingeus, started operations in April. It was not disclosed how much the two foreign companies are paid by the government to help Singaporeans find jobs.

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JOBLESS YOUTH SNAPS AT SG CHURCH CAMP AFTER BEING MOCKED

A jobless Singaporean youth went berserk yesterday after he was mocked by a fellow youth at a local youth church group. According to a reader who witnessed the scene, the youth had been sharing about his difficulties in finding a job. He was mid-way through his sharing when a fellow group member interrupted him and mocked at him, telling him, "Why you don't be humble and just suck it up..."

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SG RESIDENT UNEMPLOYMENT CLIMBS TO 3% IN 2016, HIGHEST SINCE 2010

The number of job vacancies has slid to a 4 year low of 47,600 last year end, but the number of job seekers increased in the same time period. 19,170 workers lost their jobs last year, which is a 23% climb from 2015, while average annual resident unemployment inched up 0.2% in 2015 to 3% last year.

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ELDERLY TRAFFIC ACCIDENT VICTIM LOST JOB, WALKS 1KM TO SAVE ON TRANSPORT TO BUY CAT FOOD

She looked like any other cardboard collector on the street, malnourished, hunched and scrawny. She too was pushing a cargo trolley along the outer corridors of the Bugis Junction with a pink paper basket with lots of her barang barang. Just as like every other elderly scavenging for paper boxes, they all had a story to tell.

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FOREIGNER SAYS S'POREANS ARE JOBLESS BECAUSE THEY ARE LAZY, LAUGHS AT THOSE SERVING NATIONAL SERVICE

A pinoy stood up to a Singaporean and told him that it is not the fault of foreigners that Singaporeans cannot find jobs. He did not care that Singaporeans have to serve NS and he laughed off the suggestion that foreigners should serve too.

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