Covid-19 is a medical emergency, but its impact goes far beyond the healthcare industry. It has accelerated the global recession, impacting many key sectors in Singapore like retail, aviation, tourism and more. I mean, the fact that the government had to roll out a second stimulus package — which was more than twice more generous than 2003’s to combat SARS, by the way — says a lot. 5 part-time job opportunities during the Covid-19 pandemic If you were retrenched or took a pay cut and want to take on a side gig to supplement your income during this difficult time, here are 5 jobs to consider. Job opportunity Commitment Salary Social distancing ambassador At least 3 months, full-time contract $1,800 to $2,500 Temporary / contract admin assistant Varies $8 to $10 per hour or $1,800 to $2,000+ monthly Temperature checkers / healthcare screeners Part-time shift work $8 to $16 per hour or about $1,900 monthly Contract … [Read more...] about 5 part-time jobs you can do during this Covid-19 period
Embroiderer job description
TikTok, the CIA, Yeti Coolers and AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals are all looking for data scientists. Salaries for data scientists range from $50,000 to more than $150,00, and companies want full-time data wizards as well as data engineers who will work on contract. Special Feature Analytics: Turning data science into business strategy (Free PDF) This ebook, based on the latest ZDNet / TechRepublic special feature, examines how advances in AI, visualization and cloud technology are shaping modern data analytics, and how businesses are addressing data governance and a potential data science skills gap. Read More What does it take to get hired? Organizations are looking for job candidates with a bachelor's or master's degree in computer science, as well as experience with data modeling tools, XML, Python , Java, SQL, AWS and Hadoop. SEE: Research: BI and data analytics usage up; but companies lack skills needed to take full advantage of tools … [Read more...] about Everything you need to know to land a job in data science
Baton Rouge resident Amber Jones was elated to discover she was pregnant, especially after a tough year when she battled COVID-19 at home. The news of a baby on the way prompted her to get more focused about applying for a new job — especially one that pays more than minimum wage. "I don't want to work in fast food," said Jones, 19, having done it before and feeling unappreciated. With her fiancee paying the bills as a landscaper, Jones has been taking online classes at Baton Rouge Community College to earn her GED, while having difficulty applying for a variety of positions, from restaurants to cleaning jobs, and also at local casinos but found jobs there would require her to be 21 years old. She has worked previously braiding hair and as a home health caregiver, being paid minimum wage, but hopes to earn at least $9 an hour to help with finances, be independent and care for her child. She aspires to be a lawyer. "I know that I'm a hard-working person. But nowadays you have to … [Read more...] about Louisiana businesses are struggling to fill service jobs. Here’s why that might be happening.
Martin Lewis’ MoneySavingExpert website has explained how you could save up to £100 on your car insurance by legitimately tweaking your job title. Your job is one of the factors insurance providers will use to calculate the cost of your premium. Most of the time, you’ll need to pick which best describes your occupation from a list of pre-set job titles. If there is more than one title that could accurately be applied to what you do, it’s worth checking if one description will give you a cheaper quote. Of course, you can’t outright lie about your job title as you could risk being accused of fraud and having your insurance invalidated. Have you managed to save a load of money on your car insurance? Let us know: [email protected] But if you can legitimately use another description for your job, and it works out cheaper, it could save you money in the long run. For example, MoneySavingExpert heard from one person who said they saved £100 by saying they … [Read more...] about MoneySavingExpert explains how small job title change could save you £100 on car insurance
You check your inbox. There it is – an email from your dream employers inviting you for an interview. After the excitement recedes, you get sucked back to reality. Now you’re wondering: “What kind of questions will they ask me, and how can I best answer them?” Dear jobseeker, we got you. In this article, we’ve curated the most common interview questions in Singapore and how you can answer them . Practice answering them and present yourself as the employee they have always been looking for. The most common job interview questions in Singapore: 1. Can you tell me about yourself? What are they trying to find out with this interview question? It is a safe bet this will be one of the first questions asked, and the way you answer it will set the tone for the entire interview. Employers aren’t trying to learn about your favourite colour – they want to know why you are the best candidate for the job. They want to hire the best person for the job, and your task will be to … [Read more...] about 12 most common interview questions in Singapore & how to answer them