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Three Reasons to Rethink Human Productivity & How will We Experience Work in The Future

This article is a guest post. Forced to adapt and redesign work to encompass a flexible mix of on-site and remote arrangements, business leaders have now turned their attention to raising human productivity.  Work productivity can be a controversial topic in Asia, given how many employees here have had to conform to traditional tropes and […]

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November 24, 202010:00 am
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Sustaining Employees and Culture of Remote Agile Team

Abrupt shifts to remote working in response to the coronavirus has challenged the typical approach to managing agile teams. Traditionally, agile teams thrive when team members are co-located, with close-knit groups all working in the same place. Co-location allows frequent in-person contact, quickly builds trust, simplifies problem solving, encourages instant communication, and enables fast-paced decision […]

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November 23, 20204:21 pm
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Cities with the Most Overworked Population in 2020

Work smarter instead of work harder. Most people might believe that being busy is not equal with being productive. But in the era of COVID-19 where we are pushed to work from home, achieving desired productivity while maintaining work-life balance seems to be a harder task to accomplish. A recent index compiled by Kisi ranks […]

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November 20, 20203:36 pm
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Virtual Work & Workforce Development to Improve Team’s Performance

The realities of tomorrow’s workforce will require organisations to be more flexible in enabling the execution of work. Organisations are already working on their ability to build a distributed workforce, whether to tap into talent pools that live far from existing operations or to entice a population of nomadic workers who prefer to work with […]

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November 19, 20201:09 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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Ways to Create Workplace Engagement on a Budget

This article is a guest post. Employee engagement is a measure of how an employee is heartfelt attached to their place of work. It is demonstrated by the amount of effort they put into pushing the company’s agenda, as well as the resilience they show whenever the company is faced with harsh operational or economic […]

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November 17, 20205:58 pm
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The Benefits of AI Video Analytics for Organisations

Due to rapid advancement in Deep Learning, AI video analytics, also known as intelligent video analytics, has attracted increasing interest from businesses and organisations. AI video analytics has introduced the automation of tasks that were once exclusive purview of humans. The recent improvement of video analytics have been a game-changer, ranging from applications that count […]

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November 17, 20203:47 pm
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HR Tech: Reducing Bias through AI and Behavioural Nudges

Bias is inevitable, especially when it comes to work. Nearly two-thirds of respondents in The Bias Barrier report said they experienced bias in the workplace in 2018. And the sobering statistics continue from there: respondents reported that bias had negative impacts on productivity (68 percent), engagement (70 percent), and on happiness, confidence, and wellbeing (84 […]

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November 16, 20201:10 pm
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Future Workforce: Nurturing Human Capabilities & Building Skills are Equally Important

The accelerating technological innovation, digital disruption, and a groundswell of alternative workforce models have changed workforce very fast. In response, organisations are searching for new ways to define the work required to execute strategies and generate value as well as, subsequently, to develop workers and evaluate their contributions. Deloitte studied that organisations will start to […]

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November 13, 202012:58 pm
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4 Tips for CEO to Boost Performance Management

Performance management drives employee behaviour to align with organisational goals and objectives. This alignment could happen when job responsibilities and expectations are clear, resulting in increased individual and group productivity; and better information is available to use for compensation and promotion decisions.  Unfortunately, performance management is seen as an unwelcome activity in many organisations. Managers […]

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November 9, 20201:27 pm