Using co-working spaces to match talent

Co-working firm WeWork officially opened its second space here, which has around 1,400 seats and spans 60,000 sq ft, at 71 Robinson Road yesterday. The US giant's quick growth here, after it opened its first space at Beach Centre last December, is pa
Co-working firm WeWork officially opened its second space here, which has around 1,400 seats and spans 60,000 sq ft, at 71 Robinson Road yesterday. The US giant's quick growth here, after it opened its first space at Beach Centre last December, is part of a $666 million effort to muscle into South-east Asia and South Korea.PHOTO: WEWORK

EDB says working with companies like WeWork will draw more firms here too

An initiative involving co-working firms like United States giant WeWork and the Economic Development Board (EDB) aims to improve talent-matching in tech fields and bring more firms here.

The precise terms of the arrangement have not been firmed up but the broad outlines are apparent, as EDB assistant managing director Kiren Kumar noted yesterday.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 07, 2018, with the headline 'Using co-working spaces to match talent'. Print Edition | Subscribe