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McKinsey Study on the Values of Employees with Down Syndrome for Organisations

“Employees with Down syndrome are a particularly interesting topic of research as they have a number of characteristics that both increase challenges associated with inclusion and bring added benefits to an organization.” – McKinsey & Company According to BBC, Down syndrome individuals are struggling to find work. It shows that fewer than 20 percent of […]

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March 14, 20193:12 pm
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Poor Working Condition is the New Employment Challenge

World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends 2019 (WESO) reported that in 2018, global working age-population was 5.7 billion. About 3.3 billion of them were in employment while 172 million people were unemployed. WESO mentioned that workers who are employed have poor quality employment with millions of them forced to accept inadequate working conditions. Many of […]

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March 12, 20199:54 am
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Employing Someone with Down Syndrome (What To Do and How You Do It)

According to WHO, “Down syndrome (DS) is a type of mental retardation caused by extra genetic material in chromosome 21. This can be due to a process called nondisjunction, in which genetic materials fail to separate during a crucial part of formation of gametes.” Due to their lack of skills and abilities, people with DS […]

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March 6, 201910:04 am
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Chieh Huang’s Ways on Sorting Out New Candidates

According to many experts, hiring nowadays is more difficult than it was 10 years ago. Recruitment challenges that hiring manager face will depend on company size, needs, and multiple other factors. For example, companies might find it difficult to adapt to a new job market, tight competition amongst other companies, or to find quality candidates […]

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March 5, 20199:48 am
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Office Safety: Marijuana and Illegal Drugs in the Workplace

ASEAN is the sixth largest economy in the world, behind the United States, China, Japan, France, and Germany. However, according ASEAN drug monitoring 2017 report, countries in the region are also one of the largest communities that hold responsibility on drug abuse and marijuana/illegal drug usage. The drug monitoring reports that working age people range […]

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February 22, 20193:39 pm
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The Increase of Underemployment is Affecting Job Market (Impact, Effect, and Solution)

Since global crisis, underemployment has become the new unemployment. – Bloomberg A glance of underemployment According to Investopedia, underemployment is “a measure of employment and labour utilisation of employment that looks at how well labour force is being utilised in terms of skills, experience, and availability.” This term is different from unemployment where an individual […]

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February 21, 20194:55 pm
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Singapore to Become One of the World’s Best Destinations to Hire Tech Talents

The Lion City is projected to be among the best places to hire tech talents in the coming decade, recent Glassdoor report showed. This positive forecast can be attributed mostly to Singapore’s highly educated workforce, proximity to large Asian markets, as well as pro-tech-investment policy stance. Based on job postings on the jobs website Glassdoor, […]

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February 20, 20199:46 am
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3 Effective Ways to Avoid “Ghosting” in Recruitment

Ghosting usually occurs only in an online dating. Amanda Bradford, CEO and founder of The League, said to Wall Street Journal, “Ghosting has almost become a new vocabulary in which no response is a response.” And now, the same behaviour is happening in the job market. How does it happen? A study revealed that there […]

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February 18, 20192:57 pm
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Adapt and Grow Initiative Helped 30,000 People Find Jobs in 2018

In the era of economic disruption, workers are required to continuously upgrade their skills in facing the challenges and changes in the workforce. During the era of digital transformation, many workers are required to move into new industries or even lose their jobs. PM Lee said that he was glad to see a lot of […]

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January 28, 20199:31 am
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Amazon Has 1,300 Job Openings in India, the Highest in Pacific-Asia

As part of its global expansion, ecommerce giant Amazon is looking for new hires to fill 1,300 job openings in India. This move indicates the company’s optimistic outlook about the country, despite new policies issued by the government may hurt its business. The vacancies available in various departments and roles in India are thrice the […]

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January 21, 20199:55 am