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Transparency in the Workplace: Why It Matters

As the old adage says, honesty is the best policy. It goes without saying that everyone values transparency in the workplace. When a business is being open and upfront with the employees about its management, this creates trust and leads to organizational success. A transparent workplace is defined as “an organization that works in a […]

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July 26, 202112:13 pm
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What to Do If Employees Refuse to Get Vaccinated?

Global vaccination campaign is underway, with more than 3.71 billion doses having been administered across 179 countries. In the Southeast Asia region, countries like Malaysia, Indonesia, and Singapore are accelerating their vaccination programmes to achieve herd immunity and spur economic recovery.  Due to wide areas of distribution, vaccination drives are done in phases with prioritized […]

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July 22, 20212:50 pm
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Top 5 Initiatives to Support Digital Learning and Wellbeing during Pandemic

The pandemic has urged workers to revisit their career outlook. In times of uncertainty where none is immune to layoffs and unemployment, the key to thriving in the new normal is to possess updated skills and competency. A new survey by Randstad reflects the growing needs for reskilling and upskilling initiatives among employees. According to […]

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July 19, 20214:11 pm
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WFH Norm: Employees Choose Quitting Jobs If Forced to Return to Office

More than half (54%) of employees surveyed from around the world would consider leaving their job post-COVID-19 pandemic if they are not afforded some form of flexibility in where and when they work, according to the EY 2021 Work Reimagined Employee Survey. The survey – one of the largest global surveys of its kind – […]

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July 13, 20218:48 pm
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Outsource HR Functions Can Boost Productivity

Do you think that your HR department is overburdened with paperwork? Do these tasks make it difficult to focus on core business and productive functions? If the answer to these questions is an affirmative nod, then outsourcing HR can be an effective alternative for the problem. Hiring outsource employee means we hand over particular functions […]

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July 2, 202111:37 am
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How to Achieve Learning Goals in a Post-Pandemic World? A Discussion with Pascal Gauthier of Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL)

Conversations around upskilling have come to the fore as more talents realise the need to build skills to stay relevant and competitive in the ever-changing environment of a post-pandemic world. However, during global lockdowns, many of us are suffering from digital fatigue due to the excessive use of technology for working and studying from home. […]

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June 30, 20211:09 pm
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Ways to Rethink Your Business Tools to Optimise Their Value

This article is a guest post. There are a number of business tools every organisational setup puts to use to help get important jobs done. However, those who use these tools just use them for the purposes they were created for. It is not a bad idea, but the business world is evolving and to […]

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June 24, 202111:34 am
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What Makes Gen Z Tick? An Interview with Edward Wageni, Global Head of the HeForShe Initiative

Born between 1996 and 2010, many of Gen-Zers have finished school or college and are officially ready to enter the workforce. Along with Millennials, they will make up the largest generations in the labour market in the near future. With the arrival of younger generation, organisations are witnessing a whole new set of expectations when it […]

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June 22, 20214:07 pm
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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