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6 Easy-to-Apply Tips for Managing Employer Brand 

Every employer believes their company is a great place to work. Many believe that by providing good salary, benefits, and perks, employers can attract more candidates while current hires will stay loyal. The truth is, retaining employees and attracting top talents is more than just offering flashy benefits and fat paycheck. The biggest influence of […]

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October 27, 202012:35 pm
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Winter and COVID-19: What HR Needs to Prepare

Do you feel the breeze? That is because winter is on its way and soon it will be time for warmer clothes, hot drinks, cosy environments with an open log fire, and lots more indoor activities with colleagues, family, and friends.  At the same time, offices might need some adjustments this winter due to the […]

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October 27, 202012:31 pm
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Interesting Tips to Help Maximise Productivity

Creating the right environment for your team to thrive is something that should be on your priority list. So if you want to see higher productivity, don’t just focus on culture and rewards: create an environment which will help your workers feel energized and focused. When you’re not making good progress in your business, it’s […]

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October 21, 20204:38 pm
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Small Businesses in Singapore Leveraged Govt’s Support to Survive the Crisis: Report

Xero, the global small business platform, today released a study investigating how small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in key markets around the world have responded to COVID-19, revealing the challenges and resulting actions taken to reinvent themselves and thrive. The commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of Xero, “The Next Chapter For Small […]

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October 15, 20203:01 pm
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MOM to Monitor Work Changes Due to Remote Working

With more employees are returning to the their offices, the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) is actively monitoring shifts practices in the workplace due to remote working. According to Senior Minister of State for Manpower Zaqy Mohamad in Parliament on Wednesday, this is done to assess the need for policy intervention. Mr Zaqy was responding to […]

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October 14, 20205:32 pm
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The Future of Workspaces Post-Pandemic: Q&A with Narita Cheah, Co-founder & Director of Paperspace Asia

Singapore authorities recently announced that more people will be allowed to go back to the workplace from September 28, given the low cases of Covid-19 in the community. Since the outbreak in January, the way we work has changed, thus how can business owners prepare their workspaces for the return of their team members? Narita […]

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October 14, 20201:52 pm
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How to Stay Ahead of the Next Normal

As businesses will shift focus on preparing themselves for the next normal in the Covid-19 era, some changes adopted during the current crisis might be made permanent. This might well have implications for the purpose and overall positioning of an organisation that an employer should closely monitor. Reassess organisation’s purposes and value propositions   Life […]

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October 13, 20202:17 pm
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High Workload is Top Cause of Poor Mental Health for Employees Across Asia: Survey

Across job functions and countries in Asia, high work demands have emerged as the top driver of stress in the workplace. Nine in 10 indicated that their jobs required high mental focus and multi-tasking, while six in 10 reported a lack of control over the pace and order of work that they need to complete. […]

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October 12, 20205:33 pm
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The Key to Management Strategy: Employee Retention

It is imperative for management to always find out why employees choose to quit the organisation. Research has pointed out that most employees leave out of frustration and constant friction with their superiors or other team members. Other major reasons include lack of communication, poor management, low salary, a negative environment at the workplace, lack […]

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October 7, 202012:30 pm
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Indonesia: Ministry of Manpower Introduces Employment Opportunity Expansion Program

Indonesia’s Manpower Minister Ida Fauziyah has launched a program to develop and expand employment opportunities through the Social Safety Net (JPS) as one of the strategic steps to deal with the impacts of COVID-19. “The COVID-19 pandemic does not only affect health, but also weakens the economy, which is marked by production decline, layoffs, and […]

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October 6, 20205:12 pm