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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
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The Importance of Cyber-Security in Cyber-Workplace: Conversation with Parvinder Walia

In an age where digital technology can grant instant access to almost anything, organisations need to be more aware and awake of their company security. According to Deloitte Insights on Cybersecurity, as technology advances, so does the level of cyber risk that organisations must navigate. In fact, analysts estimate that cyber risk globally could slow […]

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June 11, 20196:06 pm
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The Dark Side of Human Resources in Today’s Tech-driven Industry

One of the most noticeable changes in today’s workplace is the rapid technology that businesses adopt. Technology has also changed the way that human resource departments work. HR is now pushed to not only to be digital but also do digital. As part of a recruitment strategy, for example, AI has been widely adopted by […]

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June 10, 201912:15 pm
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Balancing Motherhood with a Fulltime Career: Q&A with Peggy Zhu

Sunday (May 12) is Mother’s Day. Addressing challenges in promoting working mothers into leadership roles in the thriving e-commerce industry, we sought valuable opinions through an exclusive interview with Peggy Zhu, Head of Brand & Growth Marketing of Shopee, Singapore to draw understanding on the road blocks to maximising women potential in the region. She […]

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May 17, 20191:37 pm