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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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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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8 Best Human Resources Certification Institutes Across Asia

Human resources career is a never-ending journey. There are many things to explore as HR is dealing not only with the company but also the people in it. That being said, there is no such thing like too deep when it comes to learning and development, be it getting a higher degree or certification. According […]

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August 9, 20192:00 pm
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5 Practical Solutions to Build & Retain Employees’ Confidence

Derived from Latin word fidere that means “to trust”, confidence is the number one personality trait that can help an individual survive changes, be it changes in oneself or the world. Having confidence will allow individuals to have better self-motivation and self-esteem as well. Significantly, self-confidence can help an individual take risk and face challenges, […]

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August 9, 201912:15 pm
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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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Video Games that Will Boost Your Leadership Ability

Video games and leadership – can they go along together? What is your opinion about this?  As a child, we often got yelled at by our mother if we played games for a long time. And when it was a holiday, instead of spending time with friends “in reality”, you probably would love to spend […]

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August 7, 20191:40 pm
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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
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Falling into Career Black Hole? 3 Simple Ways to Pull Yourself Out

Every minute in life, you feel like you have achieved nothing. You just constantly move from one task to another. Not to mention, due to the mounting workload, you feel like there is no room for you to improve and make progress professionally. The company, on the other hand, does not provide employee training or […]

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August 5, 20191:52 pm
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Leader Tips (2): How to Engage Your Managers

In the previous leader tips article, we have discussed how manager experience gives a great impact on employee experience and company bottom line. The article mentioned that managers are the blood of an organisation that can either make or break change initiative within an organisation. However, a study showed that managers are prone to get […]

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August 5, 20191:38 pm
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Why You Should Choose Difficult Project Over Easy Ones

Majority of people would love getting easy tasks with fewer challenges and small risks – while only a few individuals willingly take a challenging project with higher risks. What about you? Are you among the majority or the few? How the brain and emotion perceive project assigned Whichever you belong to, everyone has different productivity […]

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August 2, 201912:00 pm