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What Just Happened? The Pandemic as an Opportunity to Learn

What Just Happened? The Pandemic as an Opportunity to Learn

Had you asked me in January of this year what an HR Director gets up to, I would have told you the very sorts of things you would have expected to hear: in normal circumstances I worry about getting the best people for appropriate positions, keeping them, and seeing to it that they rise in […]

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June 14, 20208:53 am
Working From Home: 4 Fun Activities to Break Up the Day 

Working From Home: 4 Fun Activities to Break Up the Day 

If you work from home, you are well aware of the advantages it provides. There’s no risk of being stuck in traffic or late for the train. You can jump out of bed, switch on the computer, and be doing your job within a matter of minutes. You have the opportunity to work a flexible […]

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June 6, 20206:25 pm
Rethinking HR’s Role in the Age of Remote Work

Rethinking HR’s Role in the Age of Remote Work

More and more companies are now starting to exploit their remote research effectively. With improved processing capacity and greater networking, remote research can be done smoothly nowadays. The fact is that companies no longer have to restrict their recruiting activities to their area alone. Nevertheless, it may still be very challenging to handle, as good […]

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May 22, 202010:03 am
Uncertain Labour Market for the Second Half of 2020, ILO Warns

Uncertain Labour Market for the Second Half of 2020, ILO Warns

The outlook for the global labour market in the second half of 2020 is “highly uncertain” and the forecast recovery will not be enough for employment to return to pre-pandemic levels this year, the International Labour Organization said on Tuesday. In its latest report, the U.N. agency said the fall in global working hours was […]

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July 7, 20205:40 pm
Report:  Malaysians Optimistic about Automation but Fear Their Jobs May be on the Line

Report: Malaysians Optimistic about Automation but Fear Their Jobs May be on the Line

Change is coming to jobs and it’s here to stay. 70 percent of Malaysians believe that technology will change their current jobs in 3 – 5 years, according to PwC’s ‘Digital resilience in a new world’ report. The report, based on a survey on technology, jobs and skills reveals that 77 percent of Malaysian respondents […]

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July 6, 20205:31 pm
Fujitsu Plans Permanent Work-from-Home Under New Normal Initiative

Fujitsu Plans Permanent Work-from-Home Under New Normal Initiative

Japan-based information and communication technology (ICT) company Fujitsu Ltd said on Monday it would halve its office space in three years. The plan is part if the company’s effort to rewrite the way employees work under a “new normal” amid the coronavirus pandemic. Further, it said that roughly 80,000 group employees in Japan would work […]

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July 6, 20204:14 pm
Over 16,000 Job Opportunities Available at First SGUnited Jobs and Skills Fair

Over 16,000 Job Opportunities Available at First SGUnited Jobs and Skills Fair

Are you looking for new job opportunities? You can find it from SGUnited. At the inaugural SGUnited Jobs and Skills Fair on Friday (Jul 3), more than 16,000 jobs, traineeships and skills training opportunities were available. Of this number, more than half were job vacancies from the public and private sector, for fresh graduates and […]

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July 3, 20205:01 pm
Skillsoft Launches Leadership Learning Series

Skillsoft Launches Leadership Learning Series

Skillsoft announced Aspire Journeys for Leadership Development, an integrated curriculum and resources designed to make it simple for organisations to equip leaders with digital leadership skills and competencies needed to thrive professionally in today’s fast-changing, agile business environment. The new Aspire Journeys are a part of the Skillsoft Leadership Development Program (SLDP) powered by MIT […]

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July 2, 20205:37 pm
2 in 3 Employers in India Hiring Despite Lockdown

2 in 3 Employers in India Hiring Despite Lockdown

With 63 percent HR managers at India Inc. buoyed about hiring amid the COVID-19 lockdown, this quarantine period may not be as gloomy as it seems. In a recent TimesJobs survey, a majority (63 percent) of HR managers said that their company had been hiring amid the COVID-19 crisis time. Out of these, nearly 65 […]

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July 1, 20205:07 pm
1 in 4 Workers in Singapore Laid Off during Pandemic

1 in 4 Workers in Singapore Laid Off during Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has made serious implications on global employment. Here in Singapore, at least one in four have lost their jobs due to the health crisis, with short-term and low-income workers being hit the hardest. According to a report compiled by JobStreet, nearly half (48 percent) of workers with tenures of less than 12 […]

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June 30, 20204:35 pm
Lockdown Boosts Productivity for Indian Workers

Lockdown Boosts Productivity for Indian Workers

Bloomberg – Work from home may remain part of the norm for many in India’s financial industry beyond the end of the world’s biggest lockdown. The reason: elimination of lengthy commutes in the past three months has boosted employee productivity. Take Jefferies’ India team for example. On average, its 60 members have managed to save […]

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June 30, 20202:48 pm
Business Continuity Supports for Singapore Firms during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Business Continuity Supports for Singapore Firms during the COVID-19 Pandemic

JustLogin, the award winning Human Resource (HR) cloud platform has been offering businesses up to 5 months free usage for their cloud-based HR apps, which includes their Payroll, Attendance, and Leave management modules, to help them tide through the COVID-19 outbreak. As a result of lockdowns being implemented in the wake of the pandemic, most […]

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June 29, 20205:53 pm
Amazon India Has 20,000 Job Openings in Customer Service

Amazon India Has 20,000 Job Openings in Customer Service

Titan e-commerce Amazon in India announced that it has nearly 20,000 seasonal job opportunities in its customer service (CS) organization to ensure customers worldwide continue to have a seamless online shopping experience. The new positions are now open in Hyderabad, Pune, Coimbatore, Noida, Kolkata, Jaipur, Chandigarh, Mangalore, Indore, Bhopal and Lucknow. In light of COVID-19 […]

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June 29, 20205:28 pm