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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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Too Much, Too Little: How Much Feedback is Right for an Employee?

New employees on a steep learning curve, like those in consulting or law, know that communication and coaching are critical to their success. While sharing positive feedback can help employees grow in their role, how can a supervisor minimize the impact of negative feedback on the employee and the organization at large? What is Employee […]

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October 25, 202111:45 am
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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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The Role & Scope of HR Positions

Much of the HR function is evolving. The conventional HR practices that may have worked five years ago may not be of much use today. As the world is changing, HR professionals must adapt to the changing demands of their businesses too. While some traditional HR positions remain beneficial, more dedicated HR specializations are emerging […]

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October 18, 202111:45 am
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Impacts of Long Overtime Hours in Asia

Compared to other regions in the world, workers in Asia have the longest overtime hours. What makes it worse is the fact that most overtime hours in Asia go unpaid. It comes as no surprise then if workers in these regions face a high level of stress, physically and mentally. The followings are an overview […]

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October 14, 202111:44 am
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Step by Step Guide to Creating an Amazing Presentation

Businesses need to play on their A-Game when proposing ideas to clients or investors. This is where a visually strong presentation helps you deliver your message efficiently and captivate the audience. A presentation or deck serves as a visual tool that engages viewers and quickly conveys information. In a heavily digitized world, presentations now can […]

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October 13, 20211:54 pm
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Remote Onboarding: The Ultimate Guide by Successful Companies

After the pandemic, companies have started transitioning to the hybrid model that requires a new approach to work culture, including remote onboarding. With almost everything going online, ensuring a smooth, efficient employee onboarding becomes trickier than ever. To conquer this, some HR leaders have started to utilize new tech tools to streamline their onboarding process. […]

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October 11, 20212:31 pm
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Top Rising Startups of Indonesia in 2021

The current global health crisis has driven businesses in Indonesia to rethink their commercial and non-commercial strategies for the past year and a half. The lingering effect of the pandemic is felt by organizations of all sizes, from mature companies to newer ones like startups. Despite headwinds in the country’s business environment, several exceptional, new […]

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October 11, 20211:19 pm