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Training Makes Deskless Workers Feel Connected and Secure in Their Jobs, Survey Finds

Surveyed amid the pandemic, frontline and deskless employees (such as nurses, teachers, salespeople, construction workers, truck drivers, etc.) stated that they wouldn’t switch to a desk job given the opportunity. In a report published by the mobile learning platform TalentCards, 64% stated that they would not give up their current positions as frontline workers in […]

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November 25, 20204:00 pm
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Three Reasons to Rethink Human Productivity & How will We Experience Work in The Future

This article is a guest post. Forced to adapt and redesign work to encompass a flexible mix of on-site and remote arrangements, business leaders have now turned their attention to raising human productivity.  Work productivity can be a controversial topic in Asia, given how many employees here have had to conform to traditional tropes and […]

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November 24, 202010:00 am
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Virtual Work & Workforce Development to Improve Team’s Performance

The realities of tomorrow’s workforce will require organisations to be more flexible in enabling the execution of work. Organisations are already working on their ability to build a distributed workforce, whether to tap into talent pools that live far from existing operations or to entice a population of nomadic workers who prefer to work with […]

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November 19, 20201:09 pm
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Misconceptions Surrounding Future Skills in The Modern Workforce: Q&A with Benjamin Wee, RPA Consultant at UiPath

As the technology and automation are becoming more advanced, some roles within the business environment are likely to be automated in the future, said Benjamin Wee, RPA Consultant at UiPath. While some roles are prone to automation, some others might be more resilient against automation. Mr. Wee believes that roles which require creativity, analytical skills, […]

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November 18, 20204:24 pm
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HR Tech: Reducing Bias through AI and Behavioural Nudges

Bias is inevitable, especially when it comes to work. Nearly two-thirds of respondents in The Bias Barrier report said they experienced bias in the workplace in 2018. And the sobering statistics continue from there: respondents reported that bias had negative impacts on productivity (68 percent), engagement (70 percent), and on happiness, confidence, and wellbeing (84 […]

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November 16, 20201:10 pm
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Mentorship Networks at Work Could Give Women a Career Boost

Career advancement should be made available for all employees, regardless their genders. However, with the glass ceiling phenomenon persists, support initiatives are needed to help women grow at work. During the second Conversations on Women’s Development dialogue which was held virtually by the Singapore Council of Women’s Organisations, a participant said that formal and informal […]

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November 13, 202010:34 pm
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Future Workforce: Nurturing Human Capabilities & Building Skills are Equally Important

The accelerating technological innovation, digital disruption, and a groundswell of alternative workforce models have changed workforce very fast. In response, organisations are searching for new ways to define the work required to execute strategies and generate value as well as, subsequently, to develop workers and evaluate their contributions. Deloitte studied that organisations will start to […]

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November 13, 202012:58 pm
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The Evolution of HR models

Economic uncertainty, global power shifts, automation, climate change – the world of business is facing some pretty major challenges. So, what kind of business and HR models can best add value to organisations?  The future is never going to be in a steady state, therefore, organisations and its stakeholders need to initiate continuous improvement. There […]

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November 12, 20203:13 pm
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Why HR is All about Talents

Talents have long been high on HR professionals’ priority lists. It is a topic which has risen steadily to the top of leadership agendas too. PwC’s 18th Global Annual CEO survey found that 61 percent of CEOs saw retention of skills and talent as a key issue in the workplace, with the ability to acquire […]

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November 11, 20203:29 pm
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10 Assignments for Human Resources Managers to Develop Future Skills

This article is a guest post. The Covid-19 pandemic has put tremendous pressure on organizations to change the way they operate. To kickstart skilling efforts in the organization, CEOs know that resilience and capacity to innovate are deeply rooted in the company’s human resources. As a matter of fact, the HR function is at the forefront […]

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November 5, 20205:13 pm