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Timestamping before Leaving a Job, Advocated by EmployProof.org

So you have tendered your resignation. Now what’s your next move? Obvious answer would be seeking new job opportunities, if you have yet to secure one. But wait.. there’s a little side note that makes you a bit wary when applying for a new role: you left your job on bad terms. Changes are that […]

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January 20, 202010:30 am
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Employers Plan Greater Investment in HR Tech: PwC Report

Organizations are planning to increase their investments in HR tech through 2022, according to a PwC global survey of 600 HR and HR information technology leaders. Attracting new talent, developing employees’ peak potential and improving the work experience through automation are the top goals for employees implementing new technologies, according to PwC. “Employers are looking […]

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February 20, 202010:24 am
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Send Employees to Hospital Only If It’s a Medical Emergency: MOM Warns

The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) is warning employers NOT to send employees to hospitals unless there is a medical emergency, after getting feedback from hospitals that workers were being sent to be tested for the coronavirus. Mr Kevin Teoh, divisional director of MOM’s foreign manpower management division, stressed that medical facilities and resources need to […]

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February 20, 20209:58 am
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On the Road to Becoming Employer of Choice: Secrets Revealed by Jessica Simpson, HR Director at Amgen

Employer of choice is an employer that offers a fantastic work culture and workplace environment that attracts and retains superior employees. The title of employer of choice also helps companies thrive and attract the best talents around. Jessica Simpson, HR Director at Amgen, said that the key to be an employer of choice is to […]

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February 19, 202011:27 am
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71% of Malaysians Expect Malaysia’s Economy to Improve in 2020

According to Randstad’s Workmonitor 2019 Q4 results, 71 percent of Malaysia-based respondents expect the economic situation to improve in 2020. More than four in five respondents (82 percent) also expect their employers to perform better financially in 2020, than in 2019. Ms Jaya Dass, Managing Director of Randstad Singapore and Malaysia, said, “Many local businesses […]

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February 19, 202011:02 am
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Singaporeans Would Get One-off Cash Payout amid COVID-19 Outbreak

Singapore implements a new scheme which will subsidise the wages of local workers to help them stay employed during the coronavirus outbreak, said Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat on Tuesday, February 18, 2020. The Jobs Support Scheme will offset 8 percent of the wages of every employee who is a Singaporean or permanent resident for […]

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February 18, 202011:25 pm
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Indosat Lays Off Nearly 700 Employees amid Strategy Shift

Indosat, one of Indonesia’s major telecommunications providers, has laid off its employees as part of a change in business strategy to bring the company closer to market needs.  Indosat director and chief human resources officer, Irsyad Sahroni said that 677 employees were laid off on Friday, February 14, 2020 and that more than 80 percent […]

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February 18, 20201:59 pm
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The Number of Unemployed People in India Rises by 58 Percent

Amazon and Walmart’s Flipkart are among online retailers demanding that India scale back a proposed tax on third-party sellers on their platforms, saying the burden of compliance will hurt the fledgeling industry, according to documents seen by Reuters. The online retail industry is braced for a possible 1 percent tax on each sale made by […]

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February 18, 202010:46 am
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We’ve Got Hundreds of Millions People to Reskill – Here’s Where to Start

The task of reskilling millions of workers may feel overwhelming. According to World Economic Forum’s report, by 2022 alone, 75 million jobs will probably be displaced across 20 major economies, while 133 million new ones will spring up in industries that are only just gaining traction. At the same time, it’s estimated that nearly two-thirds […]

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February 18, 20209:32 am
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Randstad Survey: 69% of Respondents Expect Hong Kong’s Economy to Deteriorate in 2020

18 FEBRUARY 2020, HONG KONG SAR – According to the results from the Randstad’s Workmonitor Q4 2019 survey, 69 percent of Hongkongers expect the economic situation to further deteriorate in 2020. Less than half of respondents (48 percent) expect their employers to perform better in 2020, than in 2019. Natellie Sun, Managing Director of Search […]

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February 18, 20209:26 am
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Australian Employees Saw NO Pay Increase

Weak pay increase is squeezing Australian financially with more than a quarter of the population having less than $1,000 in the bank, a survey showed. ME Bank study found a vast majority of people would struggle to handle a financial emergency. The situation was so bad as 26 percent of respondents admitted they had less […]

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February 17, 202010:17 am