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Protecting Employee’s Mental Wellbeing Through COVID-19: An Interview with Raymond Lew, CEO of Sun Life Malaysia

The pandemic is evidently having a huge impact on our mental health. Fear, worry, and stress are normal responses when one is dealing with real threats and facing uncertainty. Therefore, it is normal and understandable that people are experiencing fear and anxiety in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. As organisations are adapting to the […]

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November 26, 20209:00 am
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Misconceptions Surrounding Future Skills in The Modern Workforce: Q&A with Benjamin Wee, RPA Consultant at UiPath

As the technology and automation are becoming more advanced, some roles within the business environment are likely to be automated in the future, said Benjamin Wee, RPA Consultant at UiPath. While some roles are prone to automation, some others might be more resilient against automation. Mr. Wee believes that roles which require creativity, analytical skills, […]

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November 18, 20204:24 pm
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Mentorship Networks at Work Could Give Women a Career Boost

Career advancement should be made available for all employees, regardless their genders. However, with the glass ceiling phenomenon persists, support initiatives are needed to help women grow at work. During the second Conversations on Women’s Development dialogue which was held virtually by the Singapore Council of Women’s Organisations, a participant said that formal and informal […]

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November 13, 202010:34 pm
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How Leaders Can Stay Positive Amidst Uncertain Times

For business leaders, the current Covid situation has accelerated unprecedented change. More than ever, the health of businesses is urgently and visibly linked with the health of workforces, the health of our society, and the health of our planet. Previously unimaginable shifts in our daily lives are compelling companies to adapt quickly and identify creative, […]

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November 10, 20202:12 pm
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Career Women are Less Likely to Have Strong Networks, So Here’s What TO DO

You might have heard a lot about the gender pay gap, but it is not the only gap that exists in the workplace. There is another gap that is nearly as important, though much less discussed: the network gap.  According to a LinkedIn survey, a weaker network means less access to job opportunities. It also […]

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November 6, 202012:59 pm
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10 Assignments for Human Resources Managers to Develop Future Skills

This article is a guest post. The Covid-19 pandemic has put tremendous pressure on organizations to change the way they operate. To kickstart skilling efforts in the organization, CEOs know that resilience and capacity to innovate are deeply rooted in the company’s human resources. As a matter of fact, the HR function is at the forefront […]

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November 5, 20205:13 pm
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New Normal, New Customs: Workplace Trends and Challenges in the Era of COVID-19 with Katie Burke, Chief People Officer of HubSpot (Part 2)

The COVID-19 is here to stay – whether we like it or not. For the last couple of months, the world has seen the biggest work-from-home experiment encouraged due to physical distancing protocol. With the trial and error method, many have been done by businesses globally to redefine and deal with the new normal. In […]

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November 4, 20206:15 pm
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New Normal, New Customs: Workplace Trends and Challenges in the Era of COVID-19 with Katie Burke, Chief People Officer of HubSpot (Part 1)

On the economic front, there is no doubt that the impact of COVID-19 is being felt by all businesses around the world. While there are sectors that might be hit the hardest like aviation and hospitality, some others like health and telecommunication industries are finding themselves thriving during the pandemic. Amidst global uncertainty, however, one […]

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October 27, 20205:15 pm
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Building Employer Brand in Logistics & Supply Chain Sector

Companies need to attract the best employees to stay profitable. But how do job seekers make decisions on which offer to accept? Why do they prefer one company to another? The answer often lies in the perceptions about the company – the employer brand. Wages and workload are important, but they only come into play […]

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October 26, 202012:59 pm
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Personnel Development: Ongoing Feedback and Employee Input

Ongoing feedback To get the best performance on a team, managers should do a regular performance planning process. And to make sure this planning process runs well, both behavioural and results expectations should have been set. Performance in both of these areas should be discussed and feedback provided on an ongoing basis throughout the rating […]

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October 26, 202012:36 pm