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Embracing Strong Digital Culture that Leads to Success

It is crystal clear that the pandemic has triggered massive integration of digital technology into all aspects of life. From studying, working, to shopping, modern technology makes it possible for us to stay productive despite being confined at homes. Digital adoption is also imperative for businesses across industries to remain competitive and relevant in the […]

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October 27, 202112:14 pm
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Work Addiction and Hustle Culture: Toxic Behaviour to Avoid

Hustle culture has been becoming a buzz in the last few years. It is a cultural norm in which people are demanded to give extra effort in their job, sometimes involving working too hard. The fact that this norm is considered as ‘how work is supposed to be done’ makes people vulnerable to fall into […]

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October 26, 20212:22 pm
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Reasons WHY You Should Hire Fresh Graduates

Fresh graduates or experienced talents? It is an endless debate among HR managers whether to go with freshers or professionals. When it comes to salary talk, it is obvious that hiring experienced professionals involves an expensive business proposition because they have higher bargaining power. Fresh graduates, on the other hand, are often considered affordable hires […]

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October 22, 202111:45 am
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What to Do When An Employee Shows Up Late

One day, an employee shows up late for work, saying he gets caught in a traffic jam. The next day, the same employee apologizes for coming late because he had a flat tire on the way to work. Maybe you can tolerate him for coming late the first one or two times. But what if […]

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October 21, 20212:24 pm
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Singaporeans Taking Sabbatical Leave Amid Covid Burnout

After a year and a half since the onset of the pandemic, Singaporeans are taking sabbatical leave amid Covid-19 burnout.  Previously, in an effort to curb the spread of the Coronavirus, companies have been sending their employees home to work remotely. As the boundaries between personal and professional life blurred, working from home has turned […]

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October 19, 202112:51 pm
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Virtual Harassment: What is It and How to Stop It

This article is a guest post. With so many businesses working remotely, HR teams are facing new challenges due to an increase in virtual harassment and cyber-bullying. In Asia, the extent of virtual harassment is yet to be properly measured since COVID-19 began, but there is growing evidence emerging from the legal profession, mental health […]

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October 19, 202112:29 pm
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Mental Health Policy in the Workplace in Southeast Asia

Mental Health Policy has always been a low priority in most regions of Southeast Asia (SEA). With 11 countries that make one quarter of the world’s population, some places in SEA are notorious for their rigorous overtime culture. In a race to spur economic growth, workers’ mental health are often overlooked. It comes as no […]

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October 18, 20211:31 pm
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5 Key Areas HR Outsourcing Can Improve the Bottom Line

You probably have heard that Human Resource (HR) Outsourcing can have many benefits to improve the bottom line. But the real question is, how?  Functionalities and efficiencies delivered by optimizing HR outsourcing, often known as HRO, can help talent management professionals save time on administrative tasks and focus on more strategic efforts. HR Outsourcing also […]

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October 14, 202111:55 am
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HR Tips: When Employees Refuse to Return to Work

Businesses are gearing up to welcome their employees back to the office as daily Covid-19 cases decline, but what if employees refuse to return to work? According to a survey by Envoy in March, 66% of employees say they fear for their health and safety if they have to return to the office, while nearly […]

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October 13, 20211:15 pm
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7 Crucial HR KPIs to Measure in 2021

Measuring performance is a great way to gauge employee’s accomplishment and efficiency in meeting the organization’s strategic objectives. One popular way to track one’s progress towards goals is by using Key Performance Indicators (KPIs). More than just quantifiable numbers, KPIs enable leaders to analyze business pain points and monitor business health through performance analysis. With […]

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October 12, 202112:41 pm