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Amazon Plans to Bring One Million Jobs to India by 2025

With Amazon’s continued investments in technology, infrastructure and its logistic network, the e-commerce major plans to create one million new jobs in India over the next five years, company announced on Friday (Jan 17). “Amazon plans to create one million new jobs in India by 2025,” the company said in a statement, adding that the […]

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January 22, 20205:19 pm
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The Definition & Importance of Talent Analytics

What is talent analytics?  Albeit the practice of using talent analytics is not new, many HR leaders remain perplexed with its term mostly because it is widely used interchangeably between HR analytics and workforce analytics. Davenport et al. defined talent analytics as a suite of methodologies that allow identifying patterns from company data to manage […]

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January 22, 20203:11 pm
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Should You Hire Candidates with Poker Face?

It might be obvious that recruiters will tend to like candidates who showcase a nice attitude, loyal behaviour, have a growth mindset, and are cheerful. That being said, recruiters will likely avoid hiring employees with negative traits such as overtly self-promotional, close-minded, negative thinker, or apathetic. The problem is, it could be a very tough […]

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January 22, 20202:57 pm
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Indonesia is Set to Overhaul 79 Laws in a Push for Jobs and Foreign Investment

Indonesia is set to overhaul its nearly two-decade old labor law and scrap an array of rules that hinder foreign investment as President Joko Widodo seeks to transition the economy from a commodity reliant one into a manufacturing hub, Bloomberg reports. The government plans to table a bill in parliament on Tuesday (Jan 21) that […]

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January 21, 20205:23 pm
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Job Applicants No Longer Have to Declare Their Mental Ilness: TAFEP

According to a study done by the Institute of Mental Health last year, one in seven people in Singapore has experienced a mental disorder in their lifetime. Yet, a 2016 study showed that more than three-quarters of people with a mental health condition in Singapore did not seek any professional help—this was described as a […]

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January 21, 20203:16 pm
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Can You Trust Your “Gut Feeling” When It Comes to Making Hiring Decisions?

Chances are, you have heard people say “Just trust your gut feeling” when you are faced with a critical circumstance or when you have to make important decisions. The truth is, following your gut feelings is hardly a new practice – including in professional scenarios such as hiring new talents.  A survey by Kuncel et […]

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January 21, 20201:51 pm
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Workers Need Protection as Gig Jobs Turn to be Full-time Jobs: Survey

More than half of those working gig jobs are virtually full-time employees who rely on volatile contract work as their only source of income, a new study that polled over 400 e-hailing and application-based food-delivery service workers found. The survey underpins the urgent need to relook at laws governing the gig economy, which provides little […]

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January 20, 202011:16 am
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Timestamping before Leaving a Job, Advocated by EmployProof.org

So you have tendered your resignation. Now what’s your next move? Obvious answer would be seeking new job opportunities, if you have yet to secure one. But wait.. there’s a little side note that makes you a bit wary when applying for a new role: you left your job on bad terms. Changes are that […]

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January 20, 202010:30 am
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Singapore Businesses Gear Up for Global 2020 Developments

Conducted by TMF Group, a leading provider of international business administration support services. The survey polled over 1,700 companies worldwide to identify the top business predictions for 2020, and included 250 Singapore firms from small to large sizes, to gauge their market outlook and key actions taken to address shifts in global markets. US and […]

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January 17, 20206:19 pm
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Why HR Need to Pay More Attention to Digital Labour Recruitment

While talents keep themselves updated with digital advancement to boost their personal brand, businesses through their HR department does not want to lose the moment of the developing tech trends. According to Volini et al. research, HR is now being asked to help lead the digital transformation sweeping organisations worldwide. That said, HR should embrace […]

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January 16, 20201:52 pm