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Perks vs. Culture – What It Takes to Retain and Attract Talents

If you think creating an “insta-worthy” workplace is enough to retain employees, you might need to reassess that. Foosball tables, nap pods, catered lunches and bean bags could be among the things that come to mind when discussing workplace culture. But clearly, workplace perks and culture are two different things. For example, you can BUY […]

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September 4, 201912:54 pm
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Singapore Business vs. APAC: Exclusive Upskilling & Reskilling Insight with Raghav Gupta, Coursera Director

Personal development has always been a core selling point for businesses when it comes to attracting and retaining talents. Meanwhile, skill is the foundation of human productivity that is closely related to higher motivation, morale, and profit. A recent survey by Coursera revealed that the majority of the world, especially in APAC countries, is at […]

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August 22, 20191:05 pm
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List of Questions to NOT ASK & to ASK on Your One-on-One Meeting

Managers hold huge accountability in managing employees and workplace culture. They possess power and great function in an organisation. Their role is dominant in business with almost 70 percent of what managers do impact the whole organisation’s bottom line. Besides, they are also the heart of an organisation who can either break or make company […]

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August 21, 20194:16 pm
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5 Major Benefits of Hiring Military Veterans

First introduced by the British colonial government in 1954, national military service now becomes mandatory for every male Singaporean citizens aged 18 years old and older. These men are required to serve the country, defence the nationality from any form of attacks for either 2 or 2 years and six months depending on each candidate’s […]

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August 15, 20191:00 pm
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Learning as a Continuous Part of Employee Development: Interview with Dorothy Yiu, COO of EngageRocket

There is a general consensus that continuous learning is no longer an option for an organisation to implement, but a must. Yet, for both individuals and company, continuous learning could be a hard-to-achieve program due to some reasons such as tight budget or limited time, as mentioned in a survey. Thusly, to discuss further about […]

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August 7, 201910:12 am
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List of Questions to Ask When Recruiting Cyber Talents

According to a survey, 85 percent of Singaporean Chief Information Officers (CIOs) believed that companies will suffer from cyber-attack more often than before – indicating the need for more IT security presence in the organisation. Yet, when hiring ones, hiring managers are often confused about where to start as there is a pool of talents […]

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July 25, 20191:58 pm
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5 Practical Ways to Excel Your Interpersonal Interaction

How good are you when delivering messages during a meeting? Excellent or not so excellent? Being able to convey our words in front of others is not easy, especially if you lack communication skills. Jeff Weiner, the CEO of LinkedIn, told CNBC that businesses are relying on cross-company collaboration, making communication as well as interpersonal […]

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July 18, 20192:07 pm
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Top 10 Toughest HR Questions: Asked and Answered

1 out of 6 candidates get to meet recruiter for an interview. So if you have just sent out a job application, you could be the lucky 1 out of 6. While getting noticed by potential employer is a good start, now what? Your resume is perfect and you are confident with it, but are you satisfied with your answers for some basic […]

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July 18, 20199:17 am
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Female Employers Doing Their Part for NSMen: Interview with Sylvia Koh, Chief People Officer of CrimsonLogic

Around the age of 18, every male citizen of Singapore is required to enroll into National Service (NS) and serves a two-year military training period in the uniformed services. Under the Enlistment Act, an employee may not be dismissed on account of being called up for NS duties, meaning that employers are required to grant […]

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July 11, 201911:42 am
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What You Should Do to Thrive the Digital Age

Our interview with HR professionals revealed that shifting from traditional to a digital workforce will be among the major issues HR department has to face in the 21st century. The challenge is particularly real in a diverse workforce where the young and older employees work side-by-side that technology could become a gap in business communication […]

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June 17, 20195:43 pm