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Sansan Takes Business Card Exchange Online

Sansan Inc. (Sansan), a Japanese provider of cloud-based contact management solutions for corporations, today announced that it is adding a virtual business card exchange function to its suite of offerings and introducing ‘Sansan Virtual Cards’. Sansan’s IPO on the Tokyo Stock Exchange was Japan’s biggest IPO of 2019 and it seeks to continue its strong momentum as well […]

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June 4, 202010:00 am
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Here’s What Singapore’s Cautious Return to Work Will Look Like

Bloomberg – Mostly empty offices, staggered work hours, face shields and contact tracing — that’s what Singapore’s cautious return to work will look like under the watchful gaze of the hub’s financial regulator. Banks will start the slow process of returning employees to the office on Tuesday, when the government begins to reopen the economy. […]

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June 3, 20205:28 pm
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4 in 5 Workers Globally Demand New Skills Training from Employers

The leading enterprise Robotic Process Automation (RPA) software company, UiPath, surveyed office workers from around the world and uncovered that nearly half worry they will be out of a job within five years because their skills will be outdated. Because of this, 86 percent of respondents say they wish their employer offered opportunities to acquire […]

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June 3, 20203:07 pm
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What’s the New Normal for Workplace? Here’s What Research Finds

Cushman & Wakefield recently analyzed responses from more than 40,000 individuals globally in the largest known survey conducted on work-from-home experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic, providing insight into how employees are coping and what the new normal will look like as offices reopen. Survey respondents represent approximately 30 companies across nearly 20 industries. The survey […]

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May 29, 20204:47 pm
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Majority Workers Believe 6-Hour Workday Will Improve Productivity amid COVID-19: Survey

The traditional workplace as we know it has shifted due to the COVID-19 outbreak, resulting in a more remote workforce. As people gradually return to work, most believe that fewer working hours could increase productivity levels, according to a recent study by CareerAddict.com. The results revealed that 74 percent of workers believe that 6-hour workdays […]

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May 28, 20203:30 pm
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Cigna Study Shows Relationships Flourish but Work-Related Stress Rises During COVID-19 Period

Family and other relationships have improved since start of pandemic, with people feeling less isolated than pre-COVID-19 More people feel ‘always on’ at work, with a marked increase in work-related stress Cigna’s (NYSE:CI) International Markets business, in partnership with Kantar, today published its first Cigna COVID-19 Global Impact Study. Part of Cigna’s annual 360 Well-Being […]

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May 28, 202011:42 am
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How the Fortitude Budget 2020 will Support Singapore’s Workers

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Heng Swee Keat announced on 26 May 2020 a $2 billion SGUnited Jobs and Skills Package to strengthen employment and training support for our workers. 40,000 jobs For those who have lost their jobs, the Government will expand the number job opportunities to more than 40,000 jobs. 15,000 […]

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May 27, 20205:03 pm
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7 Ways to Support Employee’s Mental Health amidst the Pandemic

As organisations contemplate the return to their workplaces and a new normal, leaders need to keep top of mind the mental health of employees as they transition to new ways of working amidst a period of heightened fear and uncertainty. According to Mercer’s 2020 Global Talent Trends Study, only 45 percent of executives believe their workforce […]

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May 27, 202012:25 pm
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‘The Saddest Eid’. Coronavirus Cuts Lifeline for Indonesian Migrant Families

Since leaving his village in Indonesia to work abroad three decades ago, Wasito has never failed to send money home at Eid to support family in the world’s largest Muslim country. This year he cannot. Coronavirus lockdowns around the world have forced companies to cut jobs or wages, and migrant workers such as Wasito are particularly vulnerable […]

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May 25, 20203:16 pm
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Over 1 in 2 Employers Won’t Rehire the Same Workers when Lockdowns Lift

Many small and medium-sized businesses that laid off or furloughed employees due to coronavirus-induced closures won’t be rehiring the same workers when they reopen. A survey of 86,000 small and medium-sized businesses owners and managers found that only 45 percent of those that closed amid the outbreak plan to rehire the same workers. The survey […]

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May 20, 20204:47 pm