Friday, April 17, 2009


3,000 jobs at ION Orchard
Due to open in under four months, ION Orchard is launching a recruitment exercise for over 3,000 positions. Mall manager Orchard Turn Developments is interviewing candidates for various positions. What's available: Frontline customer service and technical jobs, and retail positions with the likes of Burberry, Club 21, Sephora, Starbucks Coffee, Zara and others.

The drive is in collaboration with the Workforce Development Agency and the NTUC's Employment and Employability Institute (e2i). Recruits will undergo training which could include etiquette training, grooming and interpersonal skills.

Chief executive of e2i Ang Hin Kee urged jobseekers "to adopt a positive attitude towards service, and be willing to work shifts and weekends". Visit or call 6474 3777. Registration closes April 24.

$287k for workers' welfare
Oil giant Shell has donated $287,000 to two welfare organisations for workers, the Lighthouse Club Singapore (LHC) and the Humanitarian Organisation for Migration Economics (Home).

Together with 24 of its contractors, Shell pooled $187,000 for LHC's programmes for construction workers who fall victim to workplace accidents, as well as to their families. Its $100,000 donation to Home will go to social integration services and humanitarian assistance, among others, for abused and neglected foreign workers.

438 HDB units up for sale
The Housing and Development Board has put 438 flats on the market for its half-yearly sale. The units comprise 10 three-room flats, 313 four-room flats, 80 five-room flats and 35 executive flats located in 23 towns and estates, mostly in Sengkang, Yishun, Jurong West and Punggol.

Interested buyers may submit their applications at until April 20. Queue position of applicants will be released from May 13.

Those who apply after the application period will be given a queue position, on a first-come-first-served basis, after the earlier applications. Any flats unselected will remain open for booking on a walk-in basis.

From TODAY, News - Tuesday, 14-April-2009


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