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How to Help Nurture and Retain Your Employees

Employee happiness and satisfaction has morphed from a soft issue for most results-focused businesses into a fundamental factor for all. Various studies have revealed the importance of businesses retaining their employees, with statistics showcasing the cost to replace an employee as well as the general disgruntlement with peoples’ work life. To make matters worse, in […]

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September 13, 201911:02 am
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How Do Big Tech Firms in Singapore and Elsewhere in Asia Recruit Their Staff?

Given the rapidly advancing tech industry, recruiting the right talent has never been a bigger priority for tech corporations in Singapore and other regions throughout Asia. Fortunately, Singapore’s tech talent pool is beginning to thrive thanks to the flexibility and innovation of tech corporations wanting to expand their teams. Although 85 percent of Singapore’s tech firms placed […]

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August 21, 201910:00 am
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1 in 4 Employees are Bullied at Work, Singapore is 2nd Worst Globally for Workplace Diversity

It finished second-to-last globally in terms of inclusion and diversity. Singapore may be the world’s most competitive economy but it’s workplace environment has some shaping up to do as it finished second-to-last globally when it comes to inclusion and diversity, with employees recording one of the highest levels of bullying and discomfort, revealed the latest […]

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September 17, 201910:31 am
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Too Old to Learn Coding? Not in Singapore

Most 65-year-olds would be looking to wind down their careers as they hit retirement. But in Singapore, which has one of the highest life expectancies in the world at nearly 85 years and where the government soon plans to raise the retirement age, workers are being pushed to learn new skills to stay productive. Valerie […]

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September 16, 201910:21 am
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Job Seekers Don’t Trust Companies with No Employer Reputation Online, Study Finds

A survey by Indeed, the world’s no.1 job site, reveals 71 percent job seekers would not apply to a position if there was no information about a company’s employer reputation online. A vast majority (97 percent) of job seekers in India deem it essential to have insight into a company’s employer reputation when they are […]

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September 13, 201911:23 am
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Talent Mismatch in Singapore Declines in Both Tech Sector and Broader Labour Market

Job site Indeed today revealed that Singapore’s talent mismatch has fallen by 8 percent over the past four years, from 44 percent in January 2015 to 36 percent in May 2019. The results indicates Singapore’s strong economy in which both employers and job seekers have adjusted to the evolving jobs landscape. A mismatch in the […]

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September 11, 20199:32 am
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MyCareersFuture.sg’s New Features Help Employers Hire Better Candidates

Government job search portal MyCareersFuture.sg launched the employers section of its website on Sunday, 8 September 2019. Previously, companies had to post job openings through Workforce Singapore’s (WSG) Jobs Bank, and jobseekers would see these listings appear on MyCareersFuture.sg. Along with bringing employers directly onto the platform, MyCareersFuture.sg also updated some of its features to […]

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September 10, 201911:35 am
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5 Tips to Design a Tech Workplace

With the dawn of the digital age, technology is transforming conventional workplaces into digital hubs. It has changed how businesses work, as well as the way employees collaborate. The evolution of technology has made workplaces more productive and efficient. Businesses are also keener in adapting their entities to technological demands to provide Millennials wee bit […]

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September 10, 20199:47 am
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120 Million Workers Need Reskilling as a Result of AI and Automation

In the next three years, as many as 120 million workers in the world’s 12 largest economies may need to be retrained or reskilled as a result of AI and intelligent automation, according to a new IBM Institute for Business Value (IBV) study. Only 41 percent of CEOs surveyed say that they have the people, […]

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September 9, 201910:06 am
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Can Co-working Space Become the Future of Workplace?

The use of co-working spaces is on the rise, but should you accept a job in one or move your employees into a co-working space? According to recruiting experts Hays, there are several pros and cons to consider before you embrace this new trend. “Communal workspaces are not just for start-ups anymore,” says Grant Torrens, […]

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September 6, 201911:06 am