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IKEA to Stop Asking Their Candidates’ Previous Salary

Coming into effect from September 1, Ingka Group, which operates 390 Ikea stores in 32 countries, will no longer ask for job candidates’ salary history as part of their interview process. The policy will soon apply to the vast majority of Ikea’s nearly 450 global stores. Neena Potenza, Ingka Group’s co-worker experience manager, notes that […]

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September 27, 20211:25 pm
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Be a Great HR Decision-Maker Amidst the Great Resignation

The Great Resignation is a term coined by Texas A&M’s Anthony Klotz in 2019 to predict a massive voluntary departure from the workforce. In 2021, his prophecy seems to come true. A survey in July this year revealed that 95% of workers are at least considering quitting their jobs. Last April, 4 million Americans quit […]

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September 20, 20212:48 pm
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The Pros and Cons of Outsourcing for Business

Understaffing can harm a business, especially during growth and expansion. When your organization is growing and evolving, you may consider adding headcount to keep up with business demands. However, hiring new employees often comes lengthy and costly. If you want to get the best talents without dealing with all the hassle, then outsourcing can be […]

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September 20, 202112:15 pm
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Top 25 Prospective Jobs without a College Degree

Looking for prospective job opportunities but do not have a college degree? Don’t get discouraged. The truth is, you do not always need a college degree to hit the job market and land a high-paying career. SkillPointe, a job platform that connects students and job seekers with rewarding careers, recently announced its first SkillPointe Job Score […]

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September 9, 20211:43 pm
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HR Managers Beware! 1 in 3 Jobseekers Lie in Their Resumes

A recent survey report commissioned by ResumeBuilder.com has shown a staggering finding: resume dishonesty is prevalent among candidates. Surveying 1,250 participants in the U.S., the report revealed roughly 1 in 3 (32 percent) candidates admit to lying on their resumes. Why do candidates lie? There are various reasons why job hunters fabricate their resumes. Aside […]

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September 8, 20214:18 pm
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New Task Force to Help Singaporeans Get Jobs in 10 Sectors

As the nation prepares to live normally with Covid-19 and restructures its economy, Singapore’ Ministry of Manpower forms a new Jobs Taskforce to help locals find jobs in 10 key potential sectors. The 10 sectors are infocommunications technology and media, financial services, professional services such as accountancy, manufacturing, healthcare, wholesale trade, built environment, logistics, food […]

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September 7, 20211:20 pm
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Why is Employee Background Check Important?

Is there such a thing as ‘too perfect to be true’ candidates?  In most cases, unfortunately, the answer is no. 1 in 3 candidates are more likely to lie on their resumes, a survey found. Upon meeting a seemingly flawless candidate, it is wise to let your skepticism rise and get their backgrounds checked. Many […]

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September 7, 202112:53 pm
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Looking for New Job? Amazon to Hire 55,000 Corporate and Tech Roles Globally

US-based retail giant Amazon is announcing its aggressive hiring plan recently. In a press interview with Reuters, Chief Executive Andy Jassy revealed the company’s plan to recruit about 55,000 people for corporate and tech roles globally in the coming months. He said the company needed more firepower to keep up with demand in retail, the […]

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September 3, 202110:48 am
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Recruitment Issues Ecommerce Brands Face During the Pandemic

This article is a guest post. Ecommerce brands were growing fast before the Covid-19 hit. But when the virus spread globally, it pushed even more consumers to shop online as movement restriction was imposed. With online retail sales seeing a dramatic rise, it accelerates the demand for digital talent to keep up with the rapid […]

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September 1, 20211:19 pm
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Workers in Asia Pacific to See Higher Pay Rises in 2022: Survey

Pay rises are making a comeback, the latest survey commissioned by Willis Towers Watson finds. As businesses are recovering from the economic downturn during the pandemic, companies in the Asia Pacific (APAC) plan to give their employees larger rises next year. According to the Salary Budget Planning Report, markets in APAC will see the highest […]

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August 31, 20213:39 pm