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The New Way to Employee Rewards (Besides Incentive)

When it comes to company benefits, the first thing that comes to mind typically revolves around medical leave, dental insurance, retirement, or disability insurance. But let’s face it: not all those benefits can be directly used by employees. The huge budget that you are spending on health insurance could be a double-edged sword, given that […]

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November 11, 201910:00 am
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Voice Analytics to Help HR Find Candidates Better and Faster: Candid Q&A with Amir Liberman, CEO of Nemesysco

In the days when most talent acquisition teams are struggling to find and hire qualified candidates who tick all the boxes, HR leaders need to look beyond conventional hiring approach and adopt high tech strategy in recruitment. The problem is, most hiring processes are often seen as impersonal, boring and too long long that top […]

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October 30, 20195:47 pm
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How Naps Can Make You More Productive

The executives at Google were really onto something when they started building “nap pods” in their offices so employees could escape from work and doze off for a few moments. Surely, nap pods provided a solid boost to company morale, but studies show that napping also has a positive effect on a person’s productivity and […]

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October 28, 201912:30 pm
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Cisco Ranked First in the 25 World’s Best Workplaces Survey

This year’s ranking of the 25 World’s Best Workplaces has been published by leading global workplace culture authority Great Place to Work®, in partnership with Fortune. For the first time, tech giant Cisco tops the list, replacing Salesforce which drops to No. 3, and global hospitality giant Hilton taking second place. Michael C. Bush, the […]

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November 13, 20192:04 pm
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1 in 2 Singaporeans Don’t Have Enough Savings to Survive if They Lose their Jobs: Survey

Half of all Singaporeans don’t have enough savings to cover six months of expenses if they lose their job – and one in five say they won’t even last a month, according to a report by financial comparison site GoBear. The report, published on Friday (Nov 1), surveyed 1,028 Singaporeans aged between 18 and 65 on their […]

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November 12, 20193:35 pm
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Trade Pacts Have Created More Jobs for PMETs in Singapore

Trade and Industry Minister Chan Chun Sing said on Saturday (Nov 9) that the Singapore-India Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (CECA) does not grant Indian nationals unconditional access into Singapore or immigration privileges. Claims that the bilateral agreement has cost job opportunities for Singaporeans aim to stoke fears in times of economic uncertainties, said Mr Chan […]

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November 12, 20192:57 pm
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Zebra Technologies Works with Singapore Polytechnic to Groom Skilled Talents and Support Singapore’s Advanced Manufacturing Global Hub Vision

Three-year MOU prepares Singapore students for Advanced Manufacturing era through industry-relevant and experiential learning Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: ZBRA), an innovator at the edge of the enterprise with solutions and partners that enable businesses to gain a performance edge, announced the signing of a three-year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Singapore Polytechnic on Nov 6th, 2019. The MOU […]

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November 12, 20199:56 am
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Real Salary Increases in Singapore Forecasted to be Lower in 2020, But Remains Among the World’s Highest

The average real salary increase for workers in Singapore is forecasted to be 3.0 percent above inflation in 2020, a slight drop from the 3.3 percent increase that was seen in 2019. Despite a nominal increase of 4.0 percent, employees will see an average increase of 3.0 percent after factoring in the predicted inflation of […]

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November 11, 20195:04 pm
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Indian Start-ups Can Potentially Create 12.5 Lakh Direct Jobs by 2025: Report

India’s start-up ecosystem has the potential to create up to 12.5 lakh direct jobs by 2025, from 3.9-4.3 lakh direct jobs in 2019, according to a new report from industry body National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom). The number of indirect jobs created by the start-up ecosystem in India can jump to 39-44 […]

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November 8, 20191:51 pm
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NTUC to Raise Retirement, Re-Employment Ages Ahead of National Schedule

The National Trades Union Congress (NTUC) said on Friday (Nov 8) it will begin raising its retirement and re-employment ages to 63 and 68 respectively from January 2021, one-and-a-half years ahead of the national schedule. The raising of the retirement and re-employment ages will involve those in NTUC’s Administration and Research Unit first, before being […]

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November 8, 20191:38 pm