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Interesting Tips to Help Maximise Productivity

Creating the right environment for your team to thrive is something that should be on your priority list. So if you want to see higher productivity, don’t just focus on culture and rewards: create an environment which will help your workers feel energized and focused. When you’re not making good progress in your business, it’s […]

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October 21, 20204:38 pm
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Working on the Weekend? Here’s What Science Says About the Habit

It’s the weekend and let’s see how you spend it. Are you going out with your  friend? No. Are you having fun in a music concert? No. Or, are you possibly simply unwinding at home and relax? No. Instead, you stare at your spreadsheet on laptop and find yourself working on the weekend. From time […]

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October 16, 20203:31 pm
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World Mental Health Day: Social Media Affecting Gen Z’s Wellbeing amid Covid-19

In tandem with World Mental Health Day, a new study by Sandpiper Communications finds those in Generation Z (Gen Z) across Asia Pacific (APAC) are putting on a brave face amid COVID-19, with most focusing on betterment but still struggling to talk about their mental health, despite rising pressures. Titled The Brave Face of Gen […]

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October 13, 20205:16 pm
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High Workload is Top Cause of Poor Mental Health for Employees Across Asia: Survey

Across job functions and countries in Asia, high work demands have emerged as the top driver of stress in the workplace. Nine in 10 indicated that their jobs required high mental focus and multi-tasking, while six in 10 reported a lack of control over the pace and order of work that they need to complete. […]

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October 12, 20205:33 pm
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Security Threats and Productivity Challenges Rise Due to Disconnect Caused by Remote Work

ManageEngine, the IT management division of Zoho Corporation, recently unveiled findings from a new report titled the Remote Work Online Behavior Report, analyzing behaviors related to personal and professional online usage patterns. The study was commissioned to help IT professionals understand the online behaviors and technology challenges that have arisen due to remote work. The […]

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October 9, 20205:46 pm
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IoT Is Vital for Our Future Success, Say 87% of Businesses

Vodafone Business recently launches its 2020 IoT Spotlight report, focused on the impact IoT is having on businesses at a time when their digital capabilities are put to the test by the COVID-19 pandemic. The IoT Spotlight features responses from 1,639 businesses globally, exploring how they are using IoT and how IoT is helping them […]

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October 8, 20205:15 pm
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Employee Benefits Available for Employees in China

The government in China has set up social security systems such as basic pension insurance, basic medical insurance, work-related injury insurance, unemployment insurance, maternity insurance, etc. to protect the basic rights of citizens. These systems enable participating individuals to obtain assistance from the state (according and subject to certain conditions and procedures) in special circumstances […]

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October 7, 20203:17 pm
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How to Respect Each Other in the Workplace

Many negative behaviours commonly exhibited by employees can be detrimental to the wellbeing and productivity of coworkers. A lack of respect in the workplace, if left unchecked, will drag down morale, create higher turnover, and increase risks to the employer.  According to the Willis Tower Watson survey, workplace dignity is the key to a healthy […]

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October 2, 20201:12 pm
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The Toll of NOT Dealing with Difficult Employees

It’s probably fair to say that all employees (and all people, employed or not) can be difficult to deal with sometimes. The stresses of home and/or work can make even the most pleasant and even-tempered employee unpleasant once in a while.  Meanwhile, there are employees who are difficult to deal with most or all the […]

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October 1, 20201:27 pm
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Work-Life Harmony Scheme in Singapore

In the past two decades, the Singapore Government has been progressively adopting and introducing policies that support and enable family-friendly practices that encourage better work-life harmony in the workplace and community.  The government’s policies primarily focus on two main areas: paid leave provisions and funding provisions. Funding provisions are in the form of grants supported […]

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September 30, 20201:17 pm