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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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Social Anxieties Stop Gen Z from Making Workplace Friendships

Young people struggle to make friends in the workplace more than any other generation, with social anxieties stopping many from socialising with their colleagues, according to a new workplace study.  Research conducted by B2B furniture ecommerce site Furniture At Work, asked 2,000 UK office workers about how they deal with friendships and social events in the workplace.  Over a third (36 percent) of Generation Z said they […]

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January 24, 20205:51 pm
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Turning Awareness Into Action: D&I Planning with Emmy Kan, Chief Corporate Services Officer of Starbucks Asia Pacific

Recent PwC research found that organisations in APAC are struggling with translating D&I strategy into action, despite their publicly-declared commitment to the programme. While studies have shown that D&I in companies lead to higher productivity and profitability than those with more homogenous demographics, why are organisations still progressing slowly with such initiative? There is no […]

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January 24, 202011:32 am
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Almost Half of Professionals On the Brink of Burnout: Survey

Are you worried about the wellbeing of your employees? Stress can be a killer for productivity, focus and quality of work. So, it’s important to ensure your team members aren’t on the brink of burnout. There are a number of signs that suggest your employees are heading this way. But essentially, if they’re constantly stressed […]

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January 23, 20205:31 pm
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Majority Employees Globally See Growth Opportunities as the Most Important Workplace Value

These days, core values have become the DNA of every company from various sectors of industries. It is significant to set core values deliberately, follow them seriously, and implement them to take control and shape the behavior of your employees. Most of the companies focus on the technical competencies and miss out on the essential […]

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January 22, 20205:55 pm
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Amazon Plans to Bring One Million Jobs to India by 2025

With Amazon’s continued investments in technology, infrastructure and its logistic network, the e-commerce major plans to create one million new jobs in India over the next five years, company announced on Friday (Jan 17). “Amazon plans to create one million new jobs in India by 2025,” the company said in a statement, adding that the […]

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January 22, 20205:19 pm
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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