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Start-Ups in Singapore Pay Less than Their U.S. Counterparts, But Offer More Cash Bonus

Aon recently released the results of Aon’s 2021 Private Market Compensation survey. The study, a first of its kind in Southeast Asia, focuses on critical compensation data to help organisations create a compelling compensation package that can differentiate an employer from the competition and aid in scalable hiring plans. Base salary trends change at higher levels for […]

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June 16, 20214:59 pm
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5 Actionable Appraisal Methods to Boost Performance

This article is a guest post. “Employees who believe that management is concerned about them as a whole person – not just an employee – are more productive, more satisfied, more fulfilled. Satisfied employees mean satisfied customers, which leads to profitability.” Anne Mulcahy For many years, employee appraisal is treated as a mere formality and […]

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June 16, 20214:12 pm
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Platform Work and Its Relation to Employment

The digital platforms as a primary mechanism for organising a vast set of human activities, such as economic, sociocultural, and political interactions have risen in the last decades. Access to digital technology gives individuals and households greater convenience and wider choices, triggering changes in purchasing and consumption behaviours. For this very reason, platform work is […]

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June 16, 20211:14 pm
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Firms in Asia Perform Poorly on LGBTQ+, Inclusion and Diversity Education

As much of the world celebrates Pride month this June, a new study commissioned by AXA Asia has revealed that many companies in the region are still falling short when it comes to fostering an LGBTQ+ friendly working environment through Inclusion and Diversity (I&D) initiatives. The findings underline key areas where action can help to […]

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June 9, 20212:48 pm
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What Employers Should Know about Union & Union-Busting

Employment approaches are different from the perspective of employers and employees. While employers value employees based on the company’s goals, employees often weigh the employment on their personal goals. So how can two sides reach an agreement? The answer lies in unions. Union has played a role in employer-employee dialogue for centuries. However, with the […]

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June 9, 20212:34 pm
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Temporary Grant for Workers and Self-Employed People Open on June 3

Workers and self-employed people who are affected financially during the heightened measures period can apply for the Covid-19 grant that opened on Thursday (Jun 3) and end a month later on July 2. The Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) said the grant is “temporary scheme to facilitate quicker assistance to those whose incomes […]

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June 4, 20214:51 pm
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Types of Employee Compensation HR Should not Miss

Compensation is a vital part of human resource management to drive employee motivation and improve organisational effectiveness. Having a well-managed compensation package accompanied with an ideal salary structure and benefits can help attract and retain the best employees.  Successful American industrialist and business magnate Henry Ford did say that “Paying good wages is not charity […]

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May 31, 20212:23 pm
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Growth Opportunities and Company Values among Top Priorities for Gen Z when Looking for Job

As more young Gen Z workers are entering many fields in the workforce, new trends will evolve into lasting impacts on the future of work. Known as a digital native, how will Gen Z expectations shape the way organisations conduct their business? Today, global marketing agency, LEWIS revealed findings from its new global research on Gen Z and […]

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May 27, 20213:05 pm
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11 Firms in Singapore Fined for Not Making Work-from-home as Default Arrangement

As Singapore is tightening its Covid-19 measures, business owners are urged to let their staff work from home whenever their job nature allows it. In May, only 50 percent (down from 75 percent) of employees are allowed to return to the workplace. Since May 16, this has been further tightened to working from home as […]

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May 25, 20212:34 pm
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Mobile Workforce Management Solutions 101

Mobile workforce was born about 50 years ago, with the term coined by NASA engineer Jack Nilles. In 1972, Nilles, who at the time was working remotely on a complex communication system, believed that mobile working was an innovative way of working and would act as a solution to traffic, sprawl, and shortage of nonrenewable […]

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May 25, 20212:24 pm