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HR Challenges around Personal Development & Employability

The world of work has undergone enormous changes in both nature of work and the emergence of new forms of work, which result from innovation, development of new knowledge, increased competition, and other factors. Today, work life is characterised by complexity, unpredictability, and insecurity, in which a principal challenge is to remain current with changes […]

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September 28, 202012:51 pm
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Agile Workforce Key to Business Survival during Crisis

Aon plc has released the results of a new global pulse survey focused on how companies are rethinking their human capital strategies in response to the humanitarian and economic impacts of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The COVID-19 crisis has forced companies to evaluate employees beyond their current roles and look closely at employee potential, […]

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September 24, 20205:19 pm
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Employment Generation Programme in India

The Government of India has approved the introduction of a credit-linked subsidy programme called Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP) for generation of employment opportunities through establishment of micro enterprises in rural as well as urban areas. PMEGP will be a central sector scheme to be administered by the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium […]

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September 24, 202011:37 am
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HR in the Field of Managerial Leadership

A key role of the human resources team is ensuring that the organisation has the right people performing well in leadership roles at all levels. This means HR must focus attention in five key areas, including job architecture, incumbent assessment, performance definition, recognition, and leadership capacity. In the terms of leadership capacity, HR bears the […]

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September 23, 20202:38 pm
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6 HR Posture to Successfully Adapt to the Future

HR will increasingly become a transformational function responsible for establishing a tailored labour model while becoming a leader within workplaces. At the same time, HR must continue to maintain collective links, a relationship regulated through arrangements that go beyond individual workers. Ideally, HR should be careful in integrating individual agility and disparities to optimise collective […]

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September 21, 20202:32 pm
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7 Steps to Effective Decision Making

Decision making is the process of creating choices by identifying a decision, gathering information, and assessing alternative resolutions. Using a step-by-step decision-making process can help managers make more deliberate, thoughtful decisions by organising relevant information while defining alternatives.  According to some studies, decision making is important to achieve organisational goals/objectives within a given time and […]

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September 18, 20201:32 pm
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COVID-19 & The International Business Expansion Plans: Interview with Lee Quane, Regional Director Asia at ECA International

COVID-19 has brought global economic instability at varying degrees. Singapore’s government announced that the nation’s economy is expected to shrink to more than 7 percent in 2020. The economic downturn has also affected international business expansion plans. Not only that, many business leaders are expected to make hard decisions when it comes to managing overseas […]

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September 16, 20201:19 pm
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How to Encourage Cooperation in the Workplace

There are many viewpoints on what the business environment is or should be like. Some people believe that a cut throat culture is necessary for a company to be competitive. The problem with this mindset is that it often creates a workplace weighted down with office politics, backstabbing, distrust, and even hatred. A cut throat […]

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September 15, 20201:00 pm
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4 Aspects to Emphasise in Enterprises Communication

Communication touches every area of business and employee. The importance of messaging – both in content and frequency, is key to any successful initiative and program. HR professionals should include a communication strategy and planning with all change initiatives and programs while validating that the messages have been received and understood accordingly.  Communication has also […]

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September 14, 20202:09 pm
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Leadership and HR in The Digital Age: Q&A with Cheri Alexander, Faculty Member at the University of Michigan, Ross School of Business

The rapid transformation of technology and digitalisation have dramatically changed the existing businesses and organisations alike. A prime challenge for leaders and human resources in this environment is how to maximise the use of technology to create an agile and competitive business while helping drive economic growth by instilling good employment practices. On this note, […]

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September 9, 202012:49 pm