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Employers’ Responsibility Under OSH Regulations

“Employers have the responsibility to provide a safe workplace that does not have serious hazards, and that follows all occupational health and safety standards.” According to ILO data, there are approximately 2.78 million work-related deaths every year, of which 2.4 million are related to occupational diseases. This work-related death is associated with costly impact for […]

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February 14, 20203:21 pm
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The Most Common Reason to Call in Sick

CIPD Health and Wellbeing at Work report revealed that minor illness, including colds, flu, stomach upsets, headaches, and migraines are among the most common reasons for short-term absence employees admitted to their HR. Musculoskeletal injuries such as back pain, neck strains, and repetitive strain injury are also amongst the top causes to call in sick.  […]

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February 13, 20201:00 pm
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Here is Why HR Should Adopt Salary Transparency

Salary transparency is still rare among businesses. Many executives believe that adopting salary transparency would not result positive in their workforce, with more than half of employers (51 percent) do not share transparency and are unlikely to start the initiative. Fear of upsetting employees is by far the most commonly cited reason for not sharing […]

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February 6, 20201:06 pm
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What Should HR Prepare before Terminating Difficult Employees?

Antony’s performance has been hampering in the last few months. He becomes sluggish and unable to meet deadlines. Seeing this, the manager tries his best to help Antony be productive again by ensuring his welfare and happiness. Yet, despite the efforts, Antony does not show any increment in his performance. The manager then asks the […]

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February 5, 20202:31 pm
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HR Update: New Employment Rules & Law in Singapore

Starting from 1 April 2019, MOM Singapore has enacted new laws on core provisions, salary threshold, wrongful dismissal, and medical certificates. The changes are conducted with tripartite partners, the National Trades Union Congress (NUTC) and the Singapore National Employers Federation (SNEF) to create more sustainability at the workplace for every stakeholder, including workmen and non-workmen.  […]

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February 3, 20202:09 pm
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7 Top Family-Friendly Employers in Asia

Juggling between work and family is not an easy task. Having to bear two responsibilities at the same time, working parents are vulnerable to suffer from burnout, stress and excessive tiredness. Parental Burnout research found that a working parent with a first-born child losing on average of 25 minutes sleeps at night which is equal […]

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January 30, 20203:07 pm
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What Should HR Do to Employees Who Take Long-Term Illness Absence?

According to Employment Law in Singapore, employees are granted up to 14 days of paid outpatient sick leave and 60 days of paid hospitalisation leave – with 60 days of hospitalisation leave includes the 14 days paid outpatient sick entitlement. However, when employees have taken all the paid sick leave but still unable to perform […]

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January 23, 20202:20 pm
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Here’s the Emerging Talent Trends for 2020, According to Korn Ferry

Based on input from talent acquisition, development and compensation experts from across the globe, Korn Ferry has identified emerging global talent trends for 2020. “The workforce is rapidly evolving. This year, we will see an even greater focus on transparency, agility, culture and purpose-driven leadership,” said Byrne Mulrooney, Chief Executive Officer, Korn Ferry RPO, Professional […]

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January 15, 20204:22 pm
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4 Vital Factors that Influence Organisational Policy

Policy and procedure in a company serve a number of purposes, such as providing clear communication between the organisation and employees regarding their condition of employment. They also form a basis for treating all employees fairly and equally, as well as as a guideline for supervisors and managers to manage people with manners.  Sanjay Lakhotia, […]

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January 15, 20202:40 pm
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Get Familiar with These 5 Unwritten Workplace Rules

Flexibility in the workplace has long been adopted by several companies, especially startups. Yet, there are still a few organisations that are strict to their company rules and take necessary action when employees are found violating the rules, even if the rules are unwritten.  Let’s learn from a case written by Suzanne Lucas. Lucas found […]

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January 13, 20202:14 pm