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The World’s Top Career Skills for 2019 Revealed

Raghav Gupta, business leader and director at Coursera, told us that the urgency to upgrade skills is a never ending-journey as skills are fundamental to all productivity and success. Unfortunately, according to the latest Coursera Global Skills Index, nearly every developing countries (90 percent) lack critical skills that are needed in today’s business such as […]

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September 17, 20191:11 pm
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4 Simple Treats that Would Last in Employees’ Heart

“If you take care of your employees, they will take care of your customers and your business will take care of itself.” – J W Marriott Treating someone well and being treated well makes us feel good. In a business setting, giving a good treat to employees can increase productivity and loyalty, while reducing stress […]

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September 16, 20191:36 pm
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Being A Manager Is Also Being A Teacher

Gone are the days when managers only give instruction, instruction, and instruction. Managers and leaders today should also be a good teacher. Why a manager is also a teacher It is obvious that managers should know that they are responsible to provide and deliver the materials needed by their employees. Sydney Finkelstein, the Steven Roth […]

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September 6, 20191:46 pm
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Is the Future of Work All About Technology & Automation?

Have you ever watched Elysium, Pacific Rim, Iron Man, or Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind movie? If yes, you must be able to witness that technology and automation are not only in fiction and action movie. It is breath to live and is already around us. In fact, we are now floating in a […]

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September 3, 20191:11 pm
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7 Important FREE Courses in Human Resources to Learn

A professional and credible human resources leader should always have room for progression. Dealing with different kinds of people from various walks of life requires you to possess a wide range of knowledge, from employment law to human psychology. Owing to this very reason, here are seven important courses in human resource fields you should […]

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September 3, 20191:00 pm
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Office Fantasy Football League – One More Team Building Idea

Well folks, football season is back – meaning another great time for having a fantasy football game. Are you in? For more than 33 million people worldwide, fantasy football game is a massively popular phenomenon that cannot be ignored, said John A. Challenger in a press release. This fantasy game is fun for those who […]

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August 26, 20191:54 pm
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One Secret to Close the New Gender Gap Issues at Workplace

We currently live in the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) that brings about unprecedented opportunities as it opens a wider door for women to strengthen their skills in a more sophisticated way. With equal knowledge acquisition between men and women, this could help close the existing gender gap in society.  The reality, however, says a different […]

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August 23, 20194:15 pm
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Singapore Business vs. APAC: Exclusive Upskilling & Reskilling Insight with Raghav Gupta, Coursera Director

Personal development has always been a core selling point for businesses when it comes to attracting and retaining talents. Meanwhile, skill is the foundation of human productivity that is closely related to higher motivation, morale, and profit. A recent survey by Coursera revealed that the majority of the world, especially in APAC countries, is at […]

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August 22, 20191:05 pm
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List of Questions to NOT ASK & to ASK on Your One-on-One Meeting

Managers hold huge accountability in managing employees and workplace culture. They possess power and great function in an organisation. Their role is dominant in business with almost 70 percent of what managers do impact the whole organisation’s bottom line. Besides, they are also the heart of an organisation who can either break or make company […]

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August 21, 20194:16 pm
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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