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5 Key Steps for Better Training & Development Program

To sustain valuable human resources, organisations need to be conscious about the job satisfaction and retention of employees. Every organisation, to be able to swiftly adjust in continuously fluctuating business environments, should invest in training and development of its employees. The importance of training for employees has also rapidly grown and organisations should use this […]

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July 3, 20202:20 pm
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3 Tricks to Improve Workplace Culture in the New Normal

As COVID-19 will continue to upend company culture, organisations should be prepared with a change in their strategy in order to improve their workplace culture. The challenge is more complex nowadays, given that the world of work is moving to become more virtual and less in person. The rise of self-service performance management, healthcare enrollment […]

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July 2, 20201:21 pm
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Is Off the Clock Work Injury Also Employer’s Responsibility?

If an employee gets hurt on the job, the employer is responsible and required by law to pay for worker’s compensation benefits. Workers’ compensation also covers some, but not all, stress-related (psychological) work injury, including medical leave wages, medical expenses, and lump sum compensation for permanent incapacity or death. On the contrary, if an employee […]

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July 2, 20201:12 pm
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The Future of Remote Work: 4 Challenges to Solve

Remote work has been a key focus for keeping business productivity while improving work-life balance over the past decade, a trend that does not show any signs of slowing down. The State of Remote Work 2019 found that more than 40 percent of remote workers plan to work remotely more frequently in the future, and […]

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July 1, 20201:22 pm
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Business Challenges in The Era of Post-Covid-19

COVID-19 is predicted to stay for years, even with the most sophisticated testing and contact tracing. Cities around the world will suffer waves of infectious outbreaks until immunity takes hold or antiviral therapists and vaccines are developed. Yet, cities cannot stay locked down forever. If they do, spiralling food shortages, rising prices, mounting unemployment rate, […]

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June 25, 20203:08 pm
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4 Proven Ways to Improve Remote Culture

Flexible working arrangement has become the new normal, with 41 percent of global businesses surveyed said they already offer some degree of remote working and 60 percent provide flexible opportunities that allow employees to choose when to start and end their workday. Workers who currently telecommute also admitted that they plan to work remotely for […]

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June 23, 20201:37 pm
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How Companies Will Look Like WITHOUT Human Resources

We often hear that the human resources department is the lifeblood of business, yet many businesses still do not recognise HR as an important part of people strategy.  Surveying 468 companies, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu found that HR is ignored strategically and often sidelined even on traditional HR matters. Only 23 percent of corporate leaders see […]

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June 22, 20204:28 pm
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Report reveals Employees in Singapore Most Honest with Their Employer

74.5% of employees in Singapore have never lied to their employer about the reasons for taking a sick day Globally, one-third of employees (35.8%) have lied about their reasons for taking a sick day Globally, the most common reasons for lying relate to mental and emotional health In a survey of 1,000 office-based employees in […]

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June 22, 20209:45 am
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Dealing with Workplace Scandal? Revisit Company Culture First

There is no doubt that corporate scandal poses many negative impacts despite the publication it brings. For instance, Wells Fargo, one of the biggest corporate scandals in history, fraudulently opened 3.5 million accounts without authorisation from their customers to reach sales targets and other incentives. The bank has also enrolled more than 500,000 customers for […]

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June 18, 20201:31 pm
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Step-by-Step Guide TO BE PeopleOps Specialist

In the age of expanding technology giants and remote teams, People Operations (PeopleOps) keeps getting traction in businesses. Andre Gobran, PeopleOps Manager at Doist, said that PeopleOps represents a shift in the way companies understand the value of their employees. In the past, employees were seen as resources that are paid to do a job […]

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June 17, 20201:53 pm