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Almost Half of Professionals On the Brink of Burnout: Survey

Are you worried about the wellbeing of your employees? Stress can be a killer for productivity, focus and quality of work. So, it’s important to ensure your team members aren’t on the brink of burnout. There are a number of signs that suggest your employees are heading this way. But essentially, if they’re constantly stressed […]

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January 23, 20205:31 pm
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What Should HR Do to Employees Who Take Long-Term Illness Absence?

According to Employment Law in Singapore, employees are granted up to 14 days of paid outpatient sick leave and 60 days of paid hospitalisation leave – with 60 days of hospitalisation leave includes the 14 days paid outpatient sick entitlement. However, when employees have taken all the paid sick leave but still unable to perform […]

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January 23, 20202:20 pm
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The Definition & Importance of Talent Analytics

What is talent analytics?  Albeit the practice of using talent analytics is not new, many HR leaders remain perplexed with its term mostly because it is widely used interchangeably between HR analytics and workforce analytics. Davenport et al. defined talent analytics as a suite of methodologies that allow identifying patterns from company data to manage […]

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January 22, 20203:11 pm
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Indonesia is Set to Overhaul 79 Laws in a Push for Jobs and Foreign Investment

Indonesia is set to overhaul its nearly two-decade old labor law and scrap an array of rules that hinder foreign investment as President Joko Widodo seeks to transition the economy from a commodity reliant one into a manufacturing hub, Bloomberg reports. The government plans to table a bill in parliament on Tuesday (Jan 21) that […]

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January 21, 20205:23 pm
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Citi Singapore Adjusts Pay for Female Staff to Close Gender Pay Gap

Citigroup Inc. has adjusted the pay in Singapore of women who earned less than their male peers for doing the same work, the latest action in a growing trend of companies and countries seeking to close the gender gap in pay. “Since 2018, we made an assessment of where we are and what we need […]

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January 20, 20204:19 pm
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The Most Costly Business Loss: PRESENTEEISM

The case and cause  Presenteeism refers to employees coming to work without being productively engaged there, whether due to illness or distraction. To illustrate, Donovan, a 30-year-old tech manager, reluctantly leaves his desk to lead a monthly team meeting. Recently, he often experiences sudden headaches, nauseousness, and body aches due to overworking. Although he does […]

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January 20, 20202:01 pm
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Majority Business Leaders Expect Technology to Create More Jobs in 2020

Independent research by specialised recruiter Robert Half shows that new technologies are expected to create more jobs going into 2020. While a McKinsey & Company report suggests new technologies are expected to impact around 24 percent of existing workforce activities in Singapore by 2030, the survey findings indicate that the rise of machines isn’t simply […]

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January 17, 20204:00 pm
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How Does It Feel Working with Team Who Are NOT Self-Aware?

“Self-awareness is probably the most important thing towards being a champion.” – Billie Jean King Self-awareness is a great skill to possess. According to Ascend research, self-awareness can boost people’s performance and usher them into a success they want. Self-awareness is also good as it leads to better decision-making, creating less workplace conflict management and […]

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January 17, 20201:41 pm
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What Should HR Do to Underperforming Employees?

Underperforming employees are easy to detect. Hampering task quality, missed deadlines and meetings, presenteeism, or slacking off at work are among the signs that your employee is unable to meet company’s expectations. The question is, should you keep them or should you fire them immediately?  The real cost of keeping them in the team The […]

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January 16, 20202:03 pm
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Here’s the Emerging Talent Trends for 2020, According to Korn Ferry

Based on input from talent acquisition, development and compensation experts from across the globe, Korn Ferry has identified emerging global talent trends for 2020. “The workforce is rapidly evolving. This year, we will see an even greater focus on transparency, agility, culture and purpose-driven leadership,” said Byrne Mulrooney, Chief Executive Officer, Korn Ferry RPO, Professional […]

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January 15, 20204:22 pm