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Why You Should Adopt Employee Recognition Technology

A survey revealed that employee recognition becomes the highest motivator, regardless of age, industry or location. Recognition also beats monetary reward to be the best motivator of all time. Albeit there is no one-size-fits-all strategy in building corporate culture and behaviour, said Konstantinos Stathopoulos in the survey, recognition was found to be the most highly […]

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July 19, 20192:59 pm
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How Writing Helps You Become a Better Leader

As a leader who values every second of the day, you probably prefer talking over texting or writing, don’t you? Speaking directly will save you more time and energy while conveying your messages better. Thanks to the rapid development of technology in today’s autonomous world, features such as video call and voice call are a […]

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July 18, 20192:18 pm
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5 Practical Ways to Excel Your Interpersonal Interaction

How good are you when delivering messages during a meeting? Excellent or not so excellent? Being able to convey our words in front of others is not easy, especially if you lack communication skills. Jeff Weiner, the CEO of LinkedIn, told CNBC that businesses are relying on cross-company collaboration, making communication as well as interpersonal […]

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July 18, 20192:07 pm
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EEO Requirement: Who Needs It & Know-How Guideline

Every employee deserves to be treated equally and decently by employers. Manpower Act law no.13 of 2004 on article 5 and 6 cited that “Every worker has equal opportunity without any discrimination to get an employment. And every worker/labour has the right to equal treatment without any discrimination from the employers.” In other words, ensuring […]

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July 16, 20192:16 pm
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Ideas to Celebrate International Friendship Day at Workplace

Imagine a life without having a friend or working without a workmate! How does it feel? Most likely it will feel empty, right? That’s why celebrating international friendship day is needed. International friendship day, also known as International Day of Friendship, is celebrated officially on 30th July. The friendship day was originally proposed by the […]

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July 15, 20192:19 pm
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Impostor Syndrome is Real: Here is One Secret to Combat It

Johnny is a high achiever. He graduated from a good university with a satisfying GPA. He had also accomplished many things during his study and was a champion on a battle of wits. But once he entered the workforce, he felt like a failure. He found himself wondering whether he really fits in the role […]

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July 15, 20192:09 pm
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4 Ways Incentives Impact Behaviour Change

Our economy today is based on the premise that incentives matter. Either we want it or not, incentives do help increase or decrease our motivation in doing something. Experiments such as Gneezy’s study, for example, found that individuals adjust their behaviour in response to incentives. The more often or bigger incentives you can offer, the […]

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July 4, 20192:16 pm
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How to Get Top Tech Talents as Global Talent-Shortage Strikes

The ongoing wave of digitisation is growing globally, making IT talents in high demand not only in tech companies but also in other industries who want to thrive amidst digital disruption. A study on the global talent shortage in 2018 found that talent shortages have reached a 12-year high. Almost half (45 percent) employers are […]

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July 3, 20191:55 pm
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The Link between Self-Awareness & Self-Management

The work of Daniel Goldman reveals that the ability to manage ourselves and our relationship effectively consists of four fundamental capabilities, namely self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, and social skills. A survey by Jennifer Stine also emphasised that self-awareness is the key to effective leadership. However, self-awareness alone is not enough for being a leader, there […]

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July 2, 20191:29 pm
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Employer’s Guide: What to Do If Your Employee is Diagnosed with Cancer?

According to statistics, there are approximately 17 million new cases of cancer worldwide in 2018. The number is estimated to grow by 27.5 million new cases of cancer each year by 2040, with the most common diagnosed cancer types are lung, female breast, bowel, and prostate cancer. In Singapore alone, there are about 249 people […]

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July 1, 20196:02 pm