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“Give to Receive” How to Succeed in Your Corporate Social Responsibility with Quek Shiyun, Head, Company of Good, National Volunteer & Philanthropy Centre (NVPC)

In the recent Budget 2020, Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat announced that $350m has been set aside to support social service agencies and build a giving culture in Singapore to steward organisations into a sustainable future. Social responsibility empowers not only a company’s image but also employees to leverage the corporate resources at their disposal […]

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April 7, 20204:37 pm
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Managing Business Travel During the Pandemic: Candid Discussion with Dr Low Kiang Wei, Medical Director at International SOS

The global pandemic has forced everyone to stop going out and spend more of their time at home. Businesses are encouraged to send their employees home and work remotely. While some industries find the switch to a virtual environment relatively easy, some others are struggling to manage their business processes and teams, especially if the […]

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April 2, 202011:06 am
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Valuing and Harnessing the Power of Human Connections with Edward Senju, Regional CEO at Sansan

Organisations should keep in mind that keeping people at the heart of business transformation and even day-to-day operations is a necessity. Considering this, driving employee collaboration and maintaining human connections, internally and externally, is truly a business imperative. Communication and collaboration instil stronger commitment within a team, while a human connection leads to higher engagement with […]

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April 1, 20209:32 am
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The Right Programs to Retain Healthy Workers: Q&A with Dr Jeremy Ting, President and Co-Founder of Naluri

The National Health Morbidity cited that mental health conditions are increasingly more prevalent in 2020. Mental health conditions are slated to become the second biggest illness, after heart disease, owing to the fact that mental health is often ignored by both employers and employees. However, it should not be the case if employers’ aim is […]

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March 10, 20201:30 pm
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How to Stop Workplace Fear and Racism against Asians as COVID-19 Cases Spiral (Q&A with Chee Tung Leong, the CEO of EngageRocket)

In late December, the WHO office in China was informed of COVID-19 (coronavirus) being detected in Wuhan City. As of today, the spread of coronavirus has led to a more serious threat worldwide. Beyond its health scope, the outbreak has also been rising a negative sentiment against those coming from Asian ethnicity. CNN reported that […]

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February 26, 20202:06 pm
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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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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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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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From Piecemeal to Integrated Solutions: Rethinking HR Tech Strategy with Adrian Tan, APAC Regional Leader of PeopleStrong

Many companies still have piecemeal approach when it comes to creating HR tech strategy, meaning that one platform is employed only to solve one issue. When tech solutions don’t communicate and align with one another, this leads to what is called as the elephant and blind men phenomenon – as HR is unable to get […]

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January 16, 20204:54 pm
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The Real Key to Successful Recruitment: Advice from Rebecca Skilbeck

Great employee and candidate experience is the key to successful talent acquisition. While employee recruitment focuses more on retention, candidates experience focuses on the broader aspects since job applicants are not accustomed to the company culture yet. That said, if HR wants to conduct seamless hiring and recruitment process, they have to first understand the […]

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January 15, 202012:15 pm