Dec. 9, 2021

#242 - Straw poll reveals SGeans “not confident” of their skills & Better.com CEO faces backlash for firing workers over Zoom

At a panel discussion on future skills featuring an appearance by Minister Chan Chun Sing, a straw poll showed that a majority of the attendees were only “slightly confident” that their skills would be relevant in a few years' time, while 19% expressed t...


At a panel discussion on future skills featuring an appearance by Minister Chan Chun Sing, a straw poll showed that a majority of the attendees were only “slightly confident” that their skills would be relevant in a few years' time, while 19% expressed that they were “not confident”. How should we interpret this data point about the SG workforce? Elsewhere, the CEO of Better.com, Vishal Garg, has apologised for how he handled the layoffs of 900 employees at his company, which was done over a Zoom call. We discuss whether there really is a way to better execute layoffs.

 

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Straw poll reveals SGeans “not confident” of their skills

 

Better.com CEO faces backlash for firing workers over Zoom

 

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