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SGX partners e2i to draw more to stockbroking

LTA signs MOU with e2i to support establishment and operations of the Singapore Rail Academy Singapore Exchange (SGX) is partnering NTUC’s e2i (Employment and Employability Institute) to draw more Singaporeans to the stockbroking profession and equip new joiners with the necessary skills. SGX and e2i will work closely with stockbroking firms to identify potential candidates to be licensed as brokers or Trading Representatives. These candidates will enroll in training programmes at SGX’s own school, SGX Academy, and will receive help with job placement. SGX Academy offers a range of programmes ranging from those for new investors to seminars for investing professionals including licensed brokers. In 2013, over 30,000 individuals attended SGX Academy’s 350 programmes. e2i is an initiative of the National Trades Union Congress (NTUC), supported by the Workforce Development Agency ( ...

NTUC pushes for adoption of Progressive Wage Model in the cleaning, landscape and security sectors

The National Trades Union Congress’ (NTUC) e2i (Employment and Employability Institute) kicks off 2014 with the Best Sourcing Symposium, a platform targeted at both Service Buyers and Service Providers from the Cleaning, Landscape and Security sectors to embark on best sourcing and adopt the Progressive Wage Model (PWM) to help Singaporean low wage workers achieve progressive and sustainable wages. The PWM introduced by the Labour Movement in June 2012 aims to help workers earn better wages through skills upgrading and productivity improvements. It helps workers through 4 distinct ladders namely Wages, Skills, Productivity and Career Progression. With the PWM, companies will be able to better make use of their manpower, and ensure workers receive competitive wages that commensurate with enhanced job scopes and higher productivity levels. The Labour Movement has been engaging Service Bu ...

Six Capital and NTUC’s e2i launch Place-And-Train Programme for aspiring FX dealers – this programme has closed

Intensive six-month training programme designed to groom aspiring individuals into professional FX traders Supported by Employment and Employability Institute (e2i) and in collaboration with prestigious academic and financial institutions Unique training model enables trainee dealers to develop technical, mental and emotional attributes to succeed as FX traders and attain Financial Markets Certification Six Capital, a foreign exchange (FX) trading and training company that is focused on empowering individuals with skills to build a lifelong career in FX trading, has partnered the National Trades Union Congress (NTUC)’s Employment and Employability Institute (e2i) to launch the Place-and-Train (PnT) Programme for FX Dealers, an intensive six-month training programme designed to groom aspiring individuals into professional FX dealers. The PnT Programme for FX Dealers is the fi ...

Helping more SMEs create better jobs and better workers

The National Trades Union Congress’ (NTUC) e2i (Employment and Employability Institute) today launched the first Inclusive Growth Symposium, a one-stop solutions platform targeted at helping Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) upgrade their workers and raise productivity. Started in August 2010, the $100 million Inclusive Growth Programme (IGP) aims to drive productivity improvements in all sectors and help 100,000 low wage workers. It is NTUC's e2i's key initiative for inclusive and sustainable growth through supporting automation and process redesign for companies, with the requirement to share gains with low wage workers. As at August 2013, there are 820 committed IGP projects. When these projects are completed, more than 53,000 workers will benefit from productivity and wage increase. Two-thirds of the companies on board IGP are SMEs. Through working with more than 1,000 com ...

Enhanced services at e2i’s new campus

The National Trades Union Congress’ (NTUC) e2i (Employment and Employability Institute) will officially commence operations at a new campus at Jurong East on 1 October 2013. For a start, there will be a two-week long employability fair where a host of activities and events are catered to both workers and employers. Since the launch of e2i by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in 2008, the institute which was previously located at Redhill, has been working closely with job seekers, workers, companies and partners, to create solutions for better employment and employability. e2i is committed to place workers into better jobs; develop workers professionally through skills upgrading; as well as help companies to improve productivity. More than 200,000 workers have been assisted over the years. With the bigger campus, e2i will be able to establish bigger, better and wider partnerships to he ...

e2i and WDA launch $10 million initiative to attract locals into the MedTech industry

Tripartite partnership to transform industry through process and job redesign e2i (Employment and Employability Institute) and the Singapore Workforce Development Agency (WDA), supported by Economic and Development Board (EDB), today jointly launched a pilot initiative to attract and retain local talents in the Medical Technology (MedTech) industry through job and process redesign. Known as the MedTech Industry Transformation Initiative(MITI), this aims to help companies transform their processes and increase the value of jobs, thus improving productivity as well as growing a pool of skilled workforce to serve the current and future needs of the MedTech industry. e2i and WDA have set aside a total of $10 million over 2 years under MITI to support MedTech companies to enhance their operations through productivity- related consultancy, implementation of productivity projects, attr ...

Suntec City Mall provides locals with more than 1,000 job opportunities

Suntec City Mall, one of Singapore’s largest retail destinations, is set to unveil a refreshed look and an exciting lineup of more than 120 new stores in June 2013, when Phase 1 of its current remaking is completed. As a lead-up to this significant milestone, the Mall will be holding a career fair offering Singaporeans and Singapore Permanent Residents more than 1,000 jobs in the Retail and Food & Beverage (F&B) sectors this week. About 30 retail stores and F&B establishments have committed to be part of the Mall’s initiative, including H&M, Uniqlo, Lowrys Farm, Celio*, Guess, Gap, Charles & Keith and Breadtalk Group (Refer to Appendix for full listing). The fair, which will be held on 9 and 10 May 2013 at the Tropics Atrium of Suntec City Mall, is supported by National Trades Union Congress’ e2i (Employment and Employability Institute). Ms Susan Sim, Deputy Chi ...

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