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Job Seekers’ Biggest Pain Points during Hiring Process amidst Crisis with Chelsie Hastings, Head of HR, PageUp

COVID-19 brings more pressure for job seekers in finding a job amidst the weary market. Studies have shown that most industries have halted their recruitment plans. No wonder, job candidates, especially fresh graduates, are worried that they will be unable to land a job amidst the pandemic. This situation has also ushered candidates to question […]

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May 28, 20202:28 pm
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Best Practices to Stay Connected & Productive during COVID-19 Crisis: Q&A with Matt Loop, Slack’s Head of APAC

As work-from-home policies widely implemented during the Coronavirus pandemic, businesses have seen the usage of remote tools services skyrocketing. Online communication platforms like Zoom become essential for many households and organisations, to communicate both personally and professionally. Albeit technology helps us stay connected, in these times of uncertainty, anxiety and crisis, it is difficult to […]

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April 29, 20201:16 pm
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8 Different Types of Interview & Their Functions

Interview is an essential part of the recruitment process for all organisations and it plays as a medium for exchanging information between hiring managers and prospective candidates. Interview session is also an essential step in the employee selection and succession planning processes that resulting in the following benefits:  Serving as an employer’s initial opportunity to […]

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April 24, 20201:36 pm
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HR Manager Tips to Acing Online Interviews

In times of social distancing, online interviews suit potential hires as they take up less time and are more convenient. Charlene Tay, Recruitment expert at Robert Walters in an interview with BBC mentioned that job candidates are happy to use this approach (online job searching and interview) because it saves both travelling time and minimises […]

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April 13, 20203:51 pm
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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