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Timestamping before Leaving a Job, Advocated by EmployProof.org

So you have tendered your resignation. Now what’s your next move? Obvious answer would be seeking new job opportunities, if you have yet to secure one. But wait.. there’s a little side note that makes you a bit wary when applying for a new role: you left your job on bad terms. Changes are that […]

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January 20, 202010:30 am
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Indonesia is Set to Overhaul 79 Laws in a Push for Jobs and Foreign Investment

Indonesia is set to overhaul its nearly two-decade old labor law and scrap an array of rules that hinder foreign investment as President Joko Widodo seeks to transition the economy from a commodity reliant one into a manufacturing hub, Bloomberg reports. The government plans to table a bill in parliament on Tuesday (Jan 21) that […]

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January 21, 20205:23 pm
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Job Applicants No Longer Have to Declare Their Mental Ilness: TAFEP

According to a study done by the Institute of Mental Health last year, one in seven people in Singapore has experienced a mental disorder in their lifetime. Yet, a 2016 study showed that more than three-quarters of people with a mental health condition in Singapore did not seek any professional help—this was described as a […]

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January 21, 20203:16 pm
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Citi Singapore Adjusts Pay for Female Staff to Close Gender Pay Gap

Citigroup Inc. has adjusted the pay in Singapore of women who earned less than their male peers for doing the same work, the latest action in a growing trend of companies and countries seeking to close the gender gap in pay. “Since 2018, we made an assessment of where we are and what we need […]

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January 20, 20204:19 pm
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Workers Need Protection as Gig Jobs Turn to be Full-time Jobs: Survey

More than half of those working gig jobs are virtually full-time employees who rely on volatile contract work as their only source of income, a new study that polled over 400 e-hailing and application-based food-delivery service workers found. The survey underpins the urgent need to relook at laws governing the gig economy, which provides little […]

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January 20, 202011:16 am
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Singapore Businesses Gear Up for Global 2020 Developments

Conducted by TMF Group, a leading provider of international business administration support services. The survey polled over 1,700 companies worldwide to identify the top business predictions for 2020, and included 250 Singapore firms from small to large sizes, to gauge their market outlook and key actions taken to address shifts in global markets. US and […]

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January 17, 20206:19 pm
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Majority Business Leaders Expect Technology to Create More Jobs in 2020

Independent research by specialised recruiter Robert Half shows that new technologies are expected to create more jobs going into 2020. While a McKinsey & Company report suggests new technologies are expected to impact around 24 percent of existing workforce activities in Singapore by 2030, the survey findings indicate that the rise of machines isn’t simply […]

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January 17, 20204:00 pm
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From Piecemeal to Integrated Solutions: Rethinking HR Tech Strategy with Adrian Tan, APAC Regional Leader of PeopleStrong

Many companies still have piecemeal approach when it comes to creating HR tech strategy, meaning that one platform is employed only to solve one issue. When tech solutions don’t communicate and align with one another, this leads to what is called as the elephant and blind men phenomenon – as HR is unable to get […]

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January 16, 20204:54 pm
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Here’s the Emerging Talent Trends for 2020, According to Korn Ferry

Based on input from talent acquisition, development and compensation experts from across the globe, Korn Ferry has identified emerging global talent trends for 2020. “The workforce is rapidly evolving. This year, we will see an even greater focus on transparency, agility, culture and purpose-driven leadership,” said Byrne Mulrooney, Chief Executive Officer, Korn Ferry RPO, Professional […]

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January 15, 20204:22 pm
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4 in 5 Employees Would Leave Jobs that Lack of Career Progression

A new study conducted by CareerAddict.com revealed that progression is considered more important than pay, with an astonishingly high number of survey participants (82.39 percent) saying that a lack of progression would influence their decision to leave their jobs. Nearly 1,000 career-driven individuals were surveyed at the end of 2019 in order to discover the […]

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January 15, 20203:02 pm