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Employers’ Responsibility Under OSH Regulations

“Employers have the responsibility to provide a safe workplace that does not have serious hazards, and that follows all occupational health and safety standards.” According to ILO data, there are approximately 2.78 million work-related deaths every year, of which 2.4 million are related to occupational diseases. This work-related death is associated with costly impact for […]

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February 14, 20203:21 pm
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The Most Common Reason to Call in Sick

CIPD Health and Wellbeing at Work report revealed that minor illness, including colds, flu, stomach upsets, headaches, and migraines are among the most common reasons for short-term absence employees admitted to their HR. Musculoskeletal injuries such as back pain, neck strains, and repetitive strain injury are also amongst the top causes to call in sick.  […]

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February 13, 20201:00 pm
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Valentine’s Day: Why Celebrating It in Workplace?

Valentine’s Day, celebrated on February 14, is associated with the world’s “holiday of love”. On this day, many people often bring their loved ones to a romantic dinner, go to a picnic together, or serve a special home-cooked meal for their family. This day is also marked with Valentine’s Day cards and flowers.  As a […]

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February 12, 20201:44 pm
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BlackBerry Secures the Modern Workforce with New Digital Workplace

SINGAPORE – February 11, 2020 – BlackBerry Limited today announced BlackBerry® Digital Workplace, a secure robust workspace that provides users simple and secure online and offline access to corporate on-premise or cloud content including Microsoft® Office 365® resources.   Remote anywhere, anytime access to company resources and data is what empowers a modern, mobile workforce. Using […]

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February 11, 20203:36 pm
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4 Science-Based Tips to Make Work Commute Better

Jhon often shows up late for work due to long commute and traffic. Getting several warning from his manager, Jhon starts to sleep early and goes to work early to avoid traffic. The new approach Jhon tried works but it does not last as Jhon often asks to do overtime work for increased product demand. […]

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February 10, 202012:20 pm
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Coronavirus Outbreak: How to Survive the Pandemic at Work (UPDATED)

At the end of December 2019, public health officials from China informed the WHO that there is a new unknown virus causing pneumonia-like illness in the city of Wuhan. The new virus is then identified as coronavirus and since then has spread quickly through and outside of Wuhan.  With death tolls climbed to 910, the […]

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February 7, 20204:00 pm
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The Complete List of Peaceful Countries to Work and Live

The average level of global peacefulness improved very slightly in the 2019 Genuine Progress Indicator (GPI). This is the first time the Global Peace Index has improved in five years. The average country score improved by 0.09 percent, with 86 countries improving and 76 countries are undergoing deteriorations. The 2019 GPI showed that countries, where […]

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February 7, 20202:22 pm
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How Does Autopilot Behaviour Affect Employee Productivity?

Have you ever wondered why you fail to notice small details around you? You drive to work everyday but not noticing the new sign road, or you say hello to Sissy in the front desk every morning but not noticing her new hair colour. These all happen because you do those activities subconsciously. Your habits […]

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February 4, 20202:27 pm
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5 HR Headaches You Should Avoid & Its Solutions

HR’s top priority is to ensure that everyone in the office is working happily, diligently, and engagedly. However, these are no easy tasks. In fact, none in the HR role can totally stay calm with these responsibilities. You might have to deal with some unexpected challenges that test your patience and determination. Some of them […]

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February 3, 20202:54 pm
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Supporting Employees Who Experience Mental Breakdown

Tony’s wife passed away from a virus infection when she was 4-month pregnant. After a few days of mourning, Tony shows up at work as he needs to make ends meet for his 5 years old son. A day after his return, however, Tony’s manager sees a decline in his job performance which continues for […]

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January 31, 20204:45 pm