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As Pandemic Continues, Health Solutions Becomes Necessity for Employees

Digital health solutions are seeing a spike in demand and are now considered a necessity for the workforce as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to sweep and resurge across the world. As employers look at the new shape of work, they are also keenly aware of providing health and wellness benefits to employees to ensure continued […]

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August 4, 20205:37 pm
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Malaysia’s Tourism Industry Slowly Recovering Post-Coronavirus

The Covid-19 pandemic has hit the tourism and hospitality industry in Malaysia particularly hard. A recent JobStreet survey showed that 63 percent of workers in the travel agency sector, 66 percent working in hospitality sector, and 60 percent employed in the food and beverage industry were either retrenched or are temporarily unemployed. However, the job […]

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July 24, 20201:48 pm
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1 in 4 Malaysian Firms Race to Digitally Transform amid COVID-19 Pandemic

A study by Workday, a global leader in enterprise technology for human resources and finance, has found that only one-quarter (25%) of Malaysian organisations have accelerated their digital transformation plans as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, while three in five (60%) have slowed down. The study, titled the Workday Digital Agility Index, was conducted in […]

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July 23, 20204:41 pm
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Google supports 3,000 locals through a new jobs and skills initiative to boost employment and employability outcomes under the SGUnited Jobs and Skills Package

On-the-job skills training with Google and its partners for up to 600 entry-level and mid-career jobseekers Google will offer 100 job placements at its Singapore office with the remaining 500 vacancies offered by its key partners including Dentsu Aegis Network, Omnicom Media Group, Publicis, Sephora and Trip.com Another 2,400 places for training courses in Digital […]

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July 22, 202011:32 am
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Singapore FinTech Association Launches Grants and Jobs Portal

The Singapore FinTech Association (SFA) announced today the launch of a comprehensive Grants and Jobs Portal during a virtual launch event earlier today, witnessed by Ms Indranee Rajah, Minister in the Prime Minister’s Office, Second Minister for Finance and Education. The portal currently has over 500 job postings and will enable job seekers to access […]

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July 21, 202011:44 am
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Employer Plans for Return to a New Normal in Asia

As many countries around the world emerge from the first shock of the coronavirus pandemic and stay-at-home restrictions slowly lift, many employers are quickly learning that returning to the workplace does not equal returning to life as it was pre-pandemic and is actually more complicated than locking-down. While employers look for ways to preserve their employees’ […]

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July 20, 20204:02 pm
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Singapore Remains in the Top 20 Most Expensive Locations in the World, Despite the Impact of Covid-19

Singapore remains in the top 20 most expensive locations in the world for expatriates to live in, despite the impact of Covid-19. This was one of the findings of the latest Cost of Living survey published by ECA International, the world’s leading provider of knowledge, information and software for the management and assignment of employees […]

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July 17, 20205:59 pm
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Google Offers IT Certificate and Scholarships to Help Entry-Level Workforce

Google has developed three new career certificate programs for the online education platform Coursera aimed at breaking barriers for underserved groups to enter the tech workforce, the company announced last week. Focused on data analytics, project management and user experience design, the online programs will be taught by Google employees and will not require a […]

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July 17, 20201:06 pm
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Remote Workers Conscious of Company’s Cybersecurity, But May Still Engage in Risky Behaviour

Trend Micro Incorporated, a cybersecurity company, has released survey results that show how remote workers address cybersecurity. Nearly three quarters (72 percent) of remote workers say they are more conscious of their organisation’s cybersecurity policies since lockdown began, but many are breaking the rules anyway due to limited understanding or resource constraints. Trend Micro’s Head […]

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July 15, 20205:45 pm
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Emerge 2020 HR Tech Summit Concluded Successfully

Yet again Clavent has brought HR leaders across the globe on a single platform to plant a flag on their first-ever virtual event “ Emerge2020 HR Tech Summit​ ” organized on 25-26th June. Amidst the pandemic, Clavent is always ready to Inspire, Interact, and Innovate. Certainly establishing norms of “virtual experience” in current scenarios to […]

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July 9, 20202:29 pm