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Leaders Should Go Beyond ‘Intuition’ to Measure Employee Engagement in Remote Setting: Thoughts from Matt Seadon of Achievers

The Great Resignation amidst the pandemic has taken many business leaders by surprise. The changing work landscape has given an urge for people to leave their jobs – or at least think about it – in droves. Unexpected resignations present big challenges for managers, they need to pay attention to the possible reasons behind the […]

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September 21, 20219:56 am
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Managing Workforce in the VUCA Environment with People-Powered Strategy: An Insight from Normalis Mohd Sharif of Danone

In a VUCA environment (Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, and Ambiguity) brought by the unanticipated pandemic, strategic leaders are faced with turbulence and rapid change in the workforce management. Only in a few weeks, the global health crisis has had profound effects on organizations and their people. From quarantine and remote work arrangement to economic downturn and […]

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September 14, 202110:00 am
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Why Dynamic Skills Strategy Matters: “The Very Nature of Career is Changing Today” Rachna Sampayo Opines

The pandemic continues to amplify the need for new skills as organisations adapt to new ways of working. With more organizations shift their business models in the new normal, leaders must ensure the workforce are equipped with the right skills to do their job as conditions change quickly. Embracing dynamic skills strategy is the key […]

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September 7, 20214:59 pm
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”Do Not Look Down on Failure” Says Karam Malhotra, Partner and Global VP SHAREit Group

Failure is an inevitable byproduct of any attempt to innovate and try something new. Contrary to many leader’s perfectionist impulses, taking the stigma out of it is important to foster innovation at every level, from the tiny changes to disruptive ones. Needless to say, creating a company culture where failure is acceptable is a step […]

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August 19, 20212:30 pm
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How to Give Your People Hybrid Work Arrangement, an Insight from Kristian Jones of Unispace

The future of workplace is hybrid. Last year, the world saw the largest WFH experiment as employees were moving their offices home. The pandemic has forced organisations to think of ways to make employees stay productive despite being away from the office. While WFH offers much flexibility, it also comes with loneliness and communication challenges. […]

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August 12, 20213:05 pm
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Why are People Quitting Their Jobs Now? A Perspective from Paul Endacott, CEO of GRIT

The largest work-from-home (WFH) experiment during the pandemic has not only changed the way we work. It also alters the way talents perceive work and affects the employer-employee relationships permanently. While the unemployment rate stays high on the road to economic recovery, the number of people quitting or planning to leave their jobs is staggeringly […]

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August 5, 20213:08 pm
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Are the Gen Z Truly the ‘Lost Generation’? An Insight from Lena Yam, Dell Financial Services

The long-term toll of the Coronavirus on the job market is yet unknown, but its effect on employment is already severe. Gen Z, the youngest generation in the workforce today, is impacted the worst. Many of them who were just beginning their career journey are suddenly laid off or furloughed, while those who recently graduated […]

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July 29, 202112:43 pm
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Cut Out the Noise While WFH: A Discussion with Joey Lim, Lark’s Vice-President of Commercial, Asia

Staying on tasks in a workspace that involves kids playing around, mobile phones buzzing with notifications, and an infinite number of other distractions can be tough. As the shift from in-office to at-home work arrangements becomes prevalent during the global health crisis of Covid-19, workers are challenged with managing disruptions and staying productive. A solid […]

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July 22, 20213:47 pm
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Ensuring Employee Wellbeing during WFH, an Insight from Sukhveer Singh Ajay of foodpanda Malaysia

No one is immune from the stress caused by the ongoing health catastrophe. With the work-from-home (WFH) initiative, the office cubicle is moved to the home. While this measure is vital to contain the spread of Covid-19 at the workplace, mental health issues are inevitable to rise as the boundary between personal and professional life […]

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July 15, 20214:30 pm
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How to Achieve Learning Goals in a Post-Pandemic World? A Discussion with Pascal Gauthier of Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL)

Conversations around upskilling have come to the fore as more talents realise the need to build skills to stay relevant and competitive in the ever-changing environment of a post-pandemic world. However, during global lockdowns, many of us are suffering from digital fatigue due to the excessive use of technology for working and studying from home. […]

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June 30, 20211:09 pm