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3 Quick Tips to Improve Your Wellbeing on World Day for Safety and Health at Work

As the World Day for Safety and Health at Work is only around the corner and coming up on 28th April, did you know that majority (92 percent) people surveyed in Singapore said they are experiencing stress in the workplace? This number is higher compared to 87 percent employees said globally. Even worse, among them […]

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April 25, 20199:53 am
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Rise of the Machines: This is When Robots Will Overtake Human Jobs

Many experts have said that AI and automations will work side to side with human in the near future. Under such circumstances, can human workers take ownership in the workplace? Or will robot replace our position, instead? While the growing presence of machines in the workplace is hardly a new concern in our industry today, […]

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April 24, 201910:18 am
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How to Get Your First Client as a Freelancer

With the rise of gig economy, more and more people are aspired to gain freedom in choosing their own working arrangement. While the idea of working as a freelancer or part-timer might sound fun and easy, to actually becoming a successful one might not be as simple as it seems. The most difficult part when […]

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April 24, 201910:07 am
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Singapore Tops Asia Pacific in Talent Competitiveness for the 6th Straight Year

Singapore retains its leading position in Asia Pacific for the sixth consecutive year in the Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI) 2019, announced today during GTCI’s Asia Launch event at the INSEAD Asia campus in Singapore. Produced in partnership with The Adecco Group and Tata Communications, the GTCI is an annual benchmarking report that measures the ability of […]

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April 24, 20199:52 am
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Looking for Job? Update Your CV First, Says Hays

As the careers paths of professionals begin to change and technology continues to advance, the CV will need to evolve to keep pace, says CEO of recruiting experts, Hays. Professionals about to enter the workforce are set to work for longer than any generation before them, and this means people are likely to change careers […]

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April 12, 20199:54 am
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Employers in Singapore Prefer Hard Skills Over Soft Skills in Talents

The talent-short market in Singapore is driving businesses to favour technical knowhow over emotional aptitude in candidates. This is one of the key findings in the Hays Asia Salary Guide 2019, a report that highlights salary and recruiting trends based on survey responses from Hays Asia operating markets Mainland China, Hong Kong, Japan, Malaysia, and […]

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April 10, 20199:23 am
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Majority Indian Jobseekers Keen in Pursuing Political Careers: Indeed

Politics seems to be an exciting field to work in for jobseekers in India, recent Indeed survey found. The majority or more than 80% percent of employees in the country said they are interested in pursuing a career in politics. Among respondents, the study revealed that men (21 percent) are more inclined towards building a […]

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April 8, 20198:51 am
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The Hyper-Intelligent Workforce and the Future of Work

Asking which industries are going to be most impacted by Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the coming years and decades, is much like someone in 1980s asking which industries are going to be most impacted by computer chips and computer software. In 1980s, it was possible to see that computers were going to revolutionise retail and […]

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April 5, 20199:20 am
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More Graduates Enter Labour Force, But Salaries Fall amidst Skills Mismatch in Malaysia

An annual report compiled by Malaysian central bank showed a decline in salaries for fresh graduates in the country. Despite the proportion of graduates in the labour force increased from 23.5 per cent in 2010 to 28.3 per cent in 2017, the real starting monthly salaries for most fresh graduates have declined since 2010. A […]

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April 4, 20199:15 am
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Majority Indian Employees are Job Hopping, Motivations Vary: LinkedIn Survey

Monotonous working activity and lack of challenges seems to be a serious issue for workers nowadays, and this could lead to job hopping behaviour and put a risk for employee retention strategy. A survey commissioned by career platform LinkedIn suggested one in three professionals in India said they were ‘sleepwalking’ at work. In a survey […]

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April 3, 20199:27 am