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Comprehensive Healthcare Solutions for A Digital Workforce: HealthMetrics Launches All-New E-Pharmacy Service and Enhanced In-Patient Modules

Comprehensive Healthcare Solutions for A Digital Workforce: HealthMetrics Launches All-New E-Pharmacy Service and Enhanced In-Patient Modules

Registered employees will have access to contactless fulfilment and delivery of medical prescriptions by their corporate healthcare providers with HealthMetrics’ new e-pharmacy service. HR teams will now have access to enhanced tools, allowing them to keep track of all employee prescriptions, receive real-time updates in the event of their employees requiring hospitalization and more. Malaysia’s […]

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March 3, 20215:11 pm
Exxon Mobil Singapore to Axe 300 Jobs as Oil Prices Collapsed

Exxon Mobil Singapore to Axe 300 Jobs as Oil Prices Collapsed

Exxon Mobil Corp. expects to cut about 300 jobs in the Asian oil-trading hub of Singapore by the end of 2021, part of a global retrenchment that was announced last year. The planned lay-offs equate to about 7% of its 4,000-strong workforce in the city-state, the company said in a statement. It follows similar announcements in […]

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March 3, 20213:26 pm
What’s the Best Way to Encourage Employees to Get Vaccinated?

What’s the Best Way to Encourage Employees to Get Vaccinated?

A recent survey suggested that getting vaccinated or not could affect one’s employment opportunities, but many are either unsure about getting the Covid-19 vaccine or do not plan to get it. What can business leaders do about this? The answer is quite simple: incentives. According to the latest research commissioned by Blackhawk Network, certain incentives […]

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March 2, 202111:31 am
5 Reasons Why Choosing Coworking Spaces will Transform Your Life

5 Reasons Why Choosing Coworking Spaces will Transform Your Life

This article is a guest post.  Those days are long gone when coworking spaces used to be occupied only by startups and freelancers. Due to the flexibility and agility offered by shared workspace providers, there are many MNCs and large corporations using coworking spaces more often rather than private offices. These more flexible workspaces give […]

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March 2, 20219:37 am
Looking for New Jobs during Pandemic? JobStreet Holds Virtual Career Fair This Month

Looking for New Jobs during Pandemic? JobStreet Holds Virtual Career Fair This Month

Emerging from the labour market slump as unemployment eases post-COVID recovery, Singapore’s hiring outlook is on the mend with an upward trend in industries worst affected by COVID, as well as in COVID-proof jobs that continue to observe sustained strong demand in job postings in 2020 Q4 (October to December) according to the latest data […]

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March 1, 20215:24 pm
HR Ministry Aims 20% Increase in Job Placements via MYFutureJobs in 2021

HR Ministry Aims 20% Increase in Job Placements via MYFutureJobs in 2021

The Human Resources Ministry (KSM) has set a target of a 20 percent increase in job placements through the national employment portal, MYFutureJobs, this year. Its minister Datuk Seri M. Saravanan said the stipulation was made as 161,603 individuals successfully managed to obtain jobs through the portal in the second half of last year following […]

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February 26, 20214:40 pm
Singapore Intends to Expand Progressive Wage Model for Retail Sector

Singapore Intends to Expand Progressive Wage Model for Retail Sector

Singaporean workers in the retail sector can expect to receive salary raise, if the progressive wage model is approved by the government. First started in 2015, the progressive wage model is a policy designed to raise the salaries of low-wage workers by upgrading their skills and increasing productivity. If included, the retail sector will be […]

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February 26, 20211:16 pm
Employees are Happier at Jobs amidst The Pandemic: Align Group’s Survey

Employees are Happier at Jobs amidst The Pandemic: Align Group’s Survey

The year 2020 saw drastic changes to work cultures, behaviours and arrangements globally as the Covid-19 pandemic resulted in retrenchment, pay cuts and new work from home structures, all factors that led to increased amounts of work stress and that might impact mental well-being. Align Group recently did a survey from November 2020 to January […]

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February 26, 20211:15 pm
Online Works Offer Opportunities, but Workers’ Rights Under Threat

Online Works Offer Opportunities, but Workers’ Rights Under Threat

The world is going digital. With digital platforms soaring five-fold over the past decade, it opens up to many opportunities for its users, including employment. From ride-sharing apps like Uber and online marketplaces like UpWork linking freelancers and clients to software that allows employers to oversee workers, digital platforms have transformed the nature of work. […]

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February 25, 20214:32 pm
Workers Want to be Appreciated, But Not All Employers Have Rewards Program

Workers Want to be Appreciated, But Not All Employers Have Rewards Program

With National Employee Appreciation Day on the horizon on March 5, 2021, insights from a survey conducted for incentive solutions leader, Blackhawk Network, indicate over 40% of the respondents’ employers do not recognize workers or offer an incentive/rewards program. Conversely, almost 90% of the employees surveyed said it is important for their employer to express appreciation for […]

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February 25, 20212:33 pm