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How to Balance Operation & Strategy to Your Success (First: Know Your Goal)

You have already proposed a good strategy for the upcoming training program, but you don’t get the result you expect. When this happens, chances are, your strategy does not balance with your operation.  Why strategy and operation should be balanced?    Most eminent organisations know that balancing strategy, purpose, and operation are a critical method […]

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August 20, 20191:12 pm
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Majority Employees Want Employers to Invest More in Developing Digital Capabilities

In a world of work that is radically transformed by digitalisation, employers are finding it difficult to find talent with the right skills. 83 percent of respondents expect their employers to invest more in developing their digital capabilities to help them stay employable. Preparing the workforce for the future According to the latest Q2 2019 […]

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August 13, 201910:10 am
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Managing Communication Frequency with Remote Team

Communication is key to smooth employee management, especially when it comes to managing remote workers. As your employees are not in the same room as you, it might be difficult to keep your eyes on them all the time. Therefore, it is crucial to establish an open communication line with a remote team because unclear […]

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August 12, 20191:46 pm
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Should You Always Say YES to Everything Your Manager Tasks You?

Being the nicest person as well as the top performer in her new company, Amanda cannot refuse every task and favour assigned to her. Every time her colleague, manager, or supervisor approach her to hand over more tasks to her plate, she always politely answer, “Sure, I’ll do it. When will you need it to […]

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August 9, 201912:00 pm
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Falling into Career Black Hole? 3 Simple Ways to Pull Yourself Out

Every minute in life, you feel like you have achieved nothing. You just constantly move from one task to another. Not to mention, due to the mounting workload, you feel like there is no room for you to improve and make progress professionally. The company, on the other hand, does not provide employee training or […]

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August 5, 20191:52 pm
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Technology, Culture and Vision Combine to Increase Business Efficiency

A new research from Oracle and the WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management has shown business efficiency increases by two thirds when the right technology is implemented alongside seven key factors. According to the research, many organisations have invested in the right technologies, but are lacking the culture, skills or behaviours necessary to truly […]

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August 5, 20199:18 am
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Asia: The Destination for Hiring Remote Workers

The talent market is getting tighter each day. With the growing skills gap, finding the right people to do the right job has become even tougher than ever before. Thanks to the rapid advancement of digital technology, now you can find potential talents without having to sweat about geographical borders. The gig economy is on […]

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July 30, 20199:00 am
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How HR Dept Can Help Single Parents in the Workforce

Data from the Census Bureau showed that in 2018, there are more than 35 million single-parent households, with the percentage of single moms outweigh the number of single fathers. For example, there were at least 10,000 single moms compared to approximately 2,000 single father in the United States only. According to the data, on behalf […]

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July 29, 20191:56 pm
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7 Ways to Win at Employee Engagement – Without Spending a Dime!

When hiring a candidate, we generally assume that the person not only possesses the skills for the job but also engages to successfully complete the tasks the job calls for. With that assumption, ‘active engagement’ should have been a default state for all employees. The reality, however, could be far from that. Only one in three employees claim themselves to be engaged […]

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July 29, 201910:00 am
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3 Out Of 5 Singaporeans Idle on Messaging Apps During Office Hours

While at work, 59 percent of respondents to the Michael Page Singapore Work Happy Survey 2019 said that they have ongoing conversations with friends and family via messaging apps on their mobile phone. However, it didn’t take up a large percentage of their day, as 91 percent spent less than one hour on personal matters while at […]

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July 29, 20199:42 am