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There’s an Increased Bias Against Women at Workplace: Survey

More than 50 percent of male workers in India feel that there is an increased biasness against women at workplace, said a new survey. According to the survey conducted by TeamLease, half of the male employees interviewed feel that there is an increase in gender bias against women in the last two years in spite […]

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November 27, 20201:29 pm
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Office Workers in Singapore Yearn to Eat Together with Coworkers

Going out with your colleagues for lunch while taking a walk from work might be something you miss the most during the pandemic. With most of workers are now encouraged to work from home, many might find the boundaries between work and personal life blurring. Recent survey by Deliveroo for Business (DfB), the corporate arm […]

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November 26, 20204:50 pm
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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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2021 Salary Projection: 1 in 4 Firms in Singapore Plan to Implement Salary Freezes, Salary Increment Projected to Soften

Mercer’s annual Total Remuneration Survey (TRS) for 2020 has revealed that the overall salary increase projected in 2021 for Singapore will soften only slightly to 3.5 percent compared to 3.6 percent in 2020. Many organizations in Singapore are continuing to take a cautious approach to salary increments as they navigate the impacts of COVID-19. Heading […]

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November 19, 20203:45 pm
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Video Calls Fatigue is Real, Survey Shows

A new study by global staffing firm Robert Half shows video calls may be wearing on workers. More than three-quarters of professionals surveyed (76%) said they participate in virtual meetings. Those respondents reported spending nearly one-third of their workday (30%) on camera with business contacts or colleagues. In addition: 38% said they’ve experienced video call […]

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November 18, 20205:10 pm
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DBS to Adopt Job-Sharing Scheme and Allow Employees to Work Remote for 40% of the Time

To better address the massive changes brought about by Covid-19, DBS today announced that it will be implementing a series of transformation initiatives to realise new ways of working in the next normal. These initiatives are a result of insights gathered from research, deep dive experiments and employee surveys conducted by a cross-functional regional Future […]

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November 17, 20206:40 pm
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Covid-19 will Impact Employee Health Benefits for Years to Come

Disruption to the delivery of healthcare and lasting changes to work patterns resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic will have a major impact on both the cost and design of employer-provided health benefits, according to a new report by Mercer Marsh Benefits (MMB). The sixth annual, MMB Health Trends: 2020 Insurer Survey (formerly known as Medical Health Trends Around […]

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November 12, 20203:51 pm
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Looking for New Employment Opportunities? LinkedIn Can Help

With Singapore’s resident unemployment rate at its highest in more than a decade, professionals in badly hit industries are now more likely to apply to jobs outside of their current industry, according to recent LinkedIn data. Fig 1: Job seeking outside current industry However, finding new roles that are most relevant to their current skills, […]

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November 4, 20205:38 pm
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Delivery Services Protected 110,000 Jobs during Singapore’s Circuit Breaker: Study

A major new study commissioned by Deliveroo reveals the critical role that delivery services like Deliveroo had on the Singapore restaurant sector at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic earlier this year. As Singapore continues to face safe distancing measures on the hospitality sector during Phase Two, the report underlines why services such as Deliveroo […]

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November 3, 20205:19 pm
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LinkedIn Survey: More Leaders See Internal Hiring as Priority, Remote Work Becomes a Permanent Trend

Today, many businesses are on hiring freeze due to the global health crisis. At the same time, companies are looking for a way to engage and retain their top performers as best as possible. In this matter, talent acquisition should be shaped and transformed. LinkedIn has recently released its Future of Recruiting report, with 6 […]

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October 22, 20203:45 pm