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On the Road to Becoming Employer of Choice: Secrets Revealed by Jessica Simpson, HR Director at Amgen

Employer of choice is an employer that offers a fantastic work culture and workplace environment that attracts and retains superior employees. The title of employer of choice also helps companies thrive and attract the best talents around. Jessica Simpson, HR Director at Amgen, said that the key to be an employer of choice is to […]

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February 19, 202011:27 am
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4 Reasons Employees Work Overtime & How HR Can Help

While overtime work can help fulfil market demand, it is often associated with burnout, stress, and other mental illness. Melanie Curtin survey showed that overtime can be a resource of bad productivity in workplace. People are only productive for 3 hours a day, the survey stated, as the hours drag on, it becomes less likely […]

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February 18, 20203:10 pm
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Australian Employees Saw NO Pay Increase

Weak pay increase is squeezing Australian financially with more than a quarter of the population having less than $1,000 in the bank, a survey showed. ME Bank study found a vast majority of people would struggle to handle a financial emergency. The situation was so bad as 26 percent of respondents admitted they had less […]

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February 17, 202010:17 am
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Neuroleadership: Building the Growth Mindset Culture in Workplace

“Once we have a growth mindset, everything on the outside will change along with it.”  As the world of work is undergoing constant changes with technology keep establishing, it is important for individuals to consistently change and be flexible with the change. Jeremy Wade, founding director of Jindal Centre for Social Innovation, said that degrees […]

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February 13, 202012:31 pm
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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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Valentine’s Day: Why Celebrating It in Workplace?

Valentine’s Day, celebrated on February 14, is associated with the world’s “holiday of love”. On this day, many people often bring their loved ones to a romantic dinner, go to a picnic together, or serve a special home-cooked meal for their family. This day is also marked with Valentine’s Day cards and flowers.  As a […]

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February 12, 20201:44 pm
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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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Coronavirus Outbreak: How to Survive the Pandemic at Work (UPDATED)

At the end of December 2019, public health officials from China informed the WHO that there is a new unknown virus causing pneumonia-like illness in the city of Wuhan. The new virus is then identified as coronavirus and since then has spread quickly through and outside of Wuhan.  With death tolls climbed to 1,777, the […]

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February 7, 20204:00 pm
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How Japanese Work Culture is Different From the Rest of the World

The assertation that the Japanese work too much is nothing new. On a regular basis, employees in Japan still work approximately 2,000 hours per year, a level more or less unchanged since the 1990s, compared to the neighbour countries such as the U.S. and France which have working hours for approximately 1,800 hours per year.  […]

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February 7, 20201:27 pm
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Supporting Employees Who Experience Mental Breakdown

Tony’s wife passed away from a virus infection when she was 4-month pregnant. After a few days of mourning, Tony shows up at work as he needs to make ends meet for his 5 years old son. A day after his return, however, Tony’s manager sees a decline in his job performance which continues for […]

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January 31, 20204:45 pm