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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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COVID-19: MOM Singapore Suspended Employers for Breaking Rules

The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) has revoked the work passes of two workers and suspended their employers’ work pass privileges for breaching entry approval requirements after they recently travelled to China. In a statement yesterday, February 13, 2020, MOM said the employers have been ordered to repatriate the workers within 24 hours and the two […]

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February 14, 202010:32 am
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Ageism a Key Barrier to Work Opportunities for Malaysians: LinkedIn Opportunity Index 2020

Malaysians feel that education and upskilling are key to achieving better opportunities this year LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network, has launched LinkedIn Opportunity Index 2020. The Index is a composite measure that seeks to understand how people perceive opportunity and more importantly, the gaps in getting to those opportunities. The research surveyed over 30,000 […]

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February 14, 202010:05 am
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Achieving Success through Collaborative Communication in Large Team: Q&A with Arturo Arrarte, Head of Growth at Slack, Asia Pacific

Communication is the most important aspect of any business. While managing communication with a small team can be relatively easy, managers might face bigger challenges when in charge of handling a bigger team. In a large team, each individual wants to be heard and they come with a different set of solutions and ideas. As […]

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February 13, 20208:01 am
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Stocks in Asia Mixed Amid Coronavirus Outbreak: Softbank Surges More Than 10%

Stocks in Asia traded mixed on Wednesday morning, February 12, 2020, as concerns over the ongoing coronavirus outbreak continued to weigh upon investor sentiment. In Japan, the Nikkei 225 gained 0.49% while the Topix index shed earlier gains to decline 0.23%. Shares on Japanese conglomerate Softbank Group jumped 10.47% after earlier skyrocketing more than 12% after a judge stateside […]

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February 12, 20209:50 am
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Coronavirus: Singapore and Malaysia Work Together to Curb The Outbreak

Singapore and Malaysia will set up a joint working group to strengthen cooperation in tackling the spread of the coronavirus. The authorities from both countries announced the working group yesterday after a video conference meeting between Singapore Health Minister Gan Kim Yong and his Malaysian counterpart, Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad. The ministers had agreed that it […]

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February 12, 20209:26 am
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BlackBerry Secures the Modern Workforce with New Digital Workplace

SINGAPORE – February 11, 2020 – BlackBerry Limited today announced BlackBerry® Digital Workplace, a secure robust workspace that provides users simple and secure online and offline access to corporate on-premise or cloud content including Microsoft® Office 365® resources.   Remote anywhere, anytime access to company resources and data is what empowers a modern, mobile workforce. Using […]

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February 11, 20203:36 pm
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On Diversity and Inclusion: Why the Misfit May be the Best Fit

When hiring, you don’t look only for skill, experience or motivation of the person. You also look for what is called “fit”. This is often Misunderstood. Many think it means likeness to existing employees or perhaps even friends. In reality, what a team or company needs is not likeness but a complementarity, contrast or an […]

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February 11, 202011:05 am
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Employees in China are Returning to Work

Workers began trickling back to offices and factories around China on Monday, February 10, 2020, as the government eased some restrictions on work and travel in the wake of the coronavirus epidemic that has now killed more than 900 people, mostly on the mainland. Sunday’s death toll of 97 was the largest in a single […]

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February 10, 20205:25 pm
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Bursa Malaysia Fells on Weak Sentiment

Bursa Malaysia opened slightly higher but declined thereafter as weak market sentiment caused index-linked stocks to fall. At 9.15 am, February 10, 2020, the FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) fell 12.23 points to 1,542.26 from Friday’s 1,554.49, after opening 2.58 points firmer at 1,557.07 this morning. Market breadth was negative as losers outpaced gainers […]

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February 10, 202011:42 am
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Singapore Bans Work Pass Holders Due to Coronavirus Outbreak

Four work pass holders and six employers were found to have breached the leave of absence requirements in place due to the coronavirus situation. As a result, the workers will no longer be allowed to work here, while the employers had their work pass privileges suspended, announced the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) on Feb 9, […]

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February 10, 20209:50 am