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Start-Ups in Singapore Pay Less than Their U.S. Counterparts, But Offer More Cash Bonus

Aon recently released the results of Aon’s 2021 Private Market Compensation survey. The study, a first of its kind in Southeast Asia, focuses on critical compensation data to help organisations create a compelling compensation package that can differentiate an employer from the competition and aid in scalable hiring plans. Base salary trends change at higher levels for […]

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June 16, 20214:59 pm
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Here are the 10 Most Attractive Employers in Malaysia 2021

Randstad recently crowned Shell Malaysia as the Most Attractive Employer in Malaysia for 2021. Having clinched the title twice in 2016 and 2017, this marks the third time Shell Malaysia has secured the number one spot for the Most Attractive Employer award in Malaysia. Jaya Dass, Managing Director at Randstad Singapore and Malaysia said, “We […]

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June 10, 20212:05 pm
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Firms in Asia Perform Poorly on LGBTQ+, Inclusion and Diversity Education

As much of the world celebrates Pride month this June, a new study commissioned by AXA Asia has revealed that many companies in the region are still falling short when it comes to fostering an LGBTQ+ friendly working environment through Inclusion and Diversity (I&D) initiatives. The findings underline key areas where action can help to […]

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June 9, 20212:48 pm
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Growth Opportunities and Company Values among Top Priorities for Gen Z when Looking for Job

As more young Gen Z workers are entering many fields in the workforce, new trends will evolve into lasting impacts on the future of work. Known as a digital native, how will Gen Z expectations shape the way organisations conduct their business? Today, global marketing agency, LEWIS revealed findings from its new global research on Gen Z and […]

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May 27, 20213:05 pm
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1 in 2 Employees in Singapore Want to Quit Their Current Jobs

Microsoft Corp recently announced Singapore findings from its first annual Work Trend Index, which revealed that over 49 percent of the Singapore workforce is considering leaving their employer this year. The Index, which uncovers hybrid work trends during the pandemic, also revealed contributing trends including employee needs for continued flexible remote work, leaders being out of touch with how employees are faring and high productivity masking an exhausted workforce.    Titled […]

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May 21, 20213:47 pm
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WHO: Work Longer than 55 Hours per Week Increase Risk of Death by 35%

Long working hours led to 745 000 deaths from stroke and ischemic heart disease in 2016, a 29 percent increase since 2000, according to the latest estimates by the World Health Organization and the International Labour Organization published in Environment International recently.   In a first global analysis of the loss of life and health associated with working […]

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May 20, 202110:43 am
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Singapore Firms Prioritise Upskilling & Reskilling BUT Need to do More: Mercer’s New Study

Nearly one in four see the urgency to increase investments to upskill and reskill their workforce, but only 9 percent plan to reward skills acquisition. In line with the Singapore government’s nationwide SkillsFuture push to advance skills in the country’s workforce for a knowledge-based economy, 37 percent companies in Singapore are prioritising upskilling and reskilling […]

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May 17, 202111:36 am
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Worker Optimism Shaken during Pandemic, But Future Outlook is Positive

Optimism among workers in Australia has been shaken in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, but there is a confidence that the ‘new normal’ will result in positive changes to the working environment, reveals the ADP® Research Institute’s People at Work 2021: A Global Workforce View. ADP’s report found that four out of five Australian […]

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May 7, 20211:04 pm
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1 in 2 People Globally Lost Income due to the Pandemic – Gallup

One in two people worldwide saw their earnings drop due to the coronavirus, with people in low-income countries particularly hard hit by job losses or cuts to their working hours, research showed on Monday. U.S.-based polling company Gallup, which surveyed 300,000 people across 117 countries, found that half of those with jobs earned less because […]

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May 4, 20213:16 pm
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More Asian Employees Now Want Flexibility; Only 7% Want a Completely Onsite Work Arrangement

Most Asian respondents prefer a hybrid work arrangement, with two or three days of working from home every week Good relationships with colleagues, superiors as well as financial compensation are now top factors for job preferences Issues pertaining to environmental responsibility as well as diversity and inclusion are now more important to Asian worker A […]

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April 29, 20212:53 pm