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7 Ways to Win at Employee Engagement – Without Spending a Dime!

When hiring a candidate, we generally assume that the person not only possesses the skills for the job but also engages to successfully complete the tasks the job calls for. With that assumption, ‘active engagement’ should have been a default state for all employees. The reality, however, could be far from that. Only one in three employees claim themselves to be engaged […]

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July 29, 201910:00 am
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More Support to Help NSFs Prepare for Employment or Studies

Singapore’s National servicemen (NSFs) can expect more support and resources to help them prepare for employment or further studies after the completion of their National Service (NS), Channel News Asia reports. More than 4,000 NSFs attended the Enhanced Career and Education Fair (ECEF) held at Suntec City Convention Centre. The quarterly fair is held as NSFs approach their […]

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August 16, 201910:17 am
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Protected: How Do Big Tech Firms in Singapore and Elsewhere in Asia Recruit Their Staff?

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August 15, 20194:11 pm
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DBS Bank Develops New HR System to Predict Employee Resignation

Even before an employee at DBS Bank signals his intention to quit, the bank’s human resource system would already know, Straits Times reports. Its predictive algorithm analyses as many as 600 data points – from absenteeism, salary increases and rate of promotion to the birth of a child and training modules attended. And it does […]

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August 15, 201910:05 am
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Singaporean Employers Eager to Hire Overseas Returnee, Citing Cross-Cultural Awareness as Key Advantage

A clear majority of employers in Singapore are eager to employ an overseas returnee in the coming year, and they cite ‘cross-cultural awareness’ to be the top benefit that returnee talent can bring to the table. These are few of the key findings in the 2019 Hays Overseas Returnee Report, which highlights overseas returnee recruiting […]

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August 14, 20199:51 am
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Majority Employees Want Employers to Invest More in Developing Digital Capabilities

In a world of work that is radically transformed by digitalisation, employers are finding it difficult to find talent with the right skills. 83 percent of respondents expect their employers to invest more in developing their digital capabilities to help them stay employable. Preparing the workforce for the future According to the latest Q2 2019 […]

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August 13, 201910:10 am
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Workers Prefer Being Replaced by Robots than Other People: Study

Generally speaking, most people find the idea of workers being replaced by robots or software worse than if the jobs are taken over by other workers. But when their own jobs are at stake, people would rather prefer to be replaced by robots than by another employee. That is the conclusion of a study by […]

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August 12, 201910:18 am
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More Education Sales Professionals Needed in the Face of Digital Transformation

As the education sector undergoes rapid digital transformation, sales personnel in the education industry will have to adapt and shift from traditional sales to a more digital-centric landscape which encompasses software and online sales, according to recruitment experts Hays. “While training courses and educational content will remain the core product, sales professionals must also understand […]

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August 9, 20199:19 am
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It Pays to Get the Employee Experience Right

As businesses across Asia continue to grow and thrive, employers are focusing on improving employee experience. For many, it is a differentiator to attract and retain top talent, whilst enhancing the overall productivity of the workforce. Businesses that have led the way in improving the employee experience are already seeing the fruits of their labour. […]

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August 8, 201910:57 am
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Learning as a Continuous Part of Employee Development: Interview with Dorothy Yiu, COO of EngageRocket

There is a general consensus that continuous learning is no longer an option for an organisation to implement, but a must. Yet, for both individuals and company, continuous learning could be a hard-to-achieve program due to some reasons such as tight budget or limited time, as mentioned in a survey. Thusly, to discuss further about […]

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August 7, 201910:12 am