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How to Hire Reliable Freelancers Remotely

Freelance working is redefining the labor scene. Businesses around the globe are increasingly hiring freelancers to handle specific tasks. In fact, data from Freelancing in America (FIA) shows that up to 53 million individuals are working as freelancers in America alone. Freelancing has also become quite common now that we are dealing with the COVID-19 virus. […]

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August 3, 202010:58 am
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1 in 2 Workers Keen to Find New Jobs After Coronavirus

The pandemic does not discourage people from leaving their jobs, apparently. According to a new research by Hooray Health & Protection, half of respondents currently employed in the UK are planning on looking for a new job after COVID-19. The reason behind this is partly driven by a desire for more flexible working and a […]

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July 30, 20204:23 pm
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Workplace Risk Management and Culture

The way an organisation approaches risk is critical to how effectively it is managed. There are structures and procedures that can be put in place to enable an entity to equip itself to deal with risk. When they are combined, these mechanisms create a culture that helps leaders to articulate how important risk is to […]

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July 30, 20202:09 pm
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Employment Should be Prioritised, Expert Said

Economic expert warned that digitalisation and new technologies must be introduced in companies carefully, in a way that the digital transformation will not further worsen an already tough job market. According to Malaysian Institute of Economic Research senior fellow research Dr Shankaran Nambiar, encouraging digitalisation among firms was important but more attention must be given […]

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July 28, 20205:21 pm
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Employee Engagement: Six Stages for HR to Focus On

Most organisations will create a culture and environment that best reflect their values, mission and goals. Some also actively focus on engaging their employees as a key driver of success. Employee engagement is an emotional commitment employees feel towards their organisation and actions they take to ensure organisation’s success. Engaged employees demonstrate care, dedication, enthusiasm, […]

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July 28, 20201:09 pm
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Asia Employment and Social Outlook Trends 2020

The enormous challenges in the world of work make it more vital than ever to establish a clear picture of global employment and social trends – and this requires critical reflection on the adequacy of employment global methods and concepts with innovations.  Among the challenges are around the economic growth in low-income countries which might […]

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July 24, 20202:21 pm
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LinkedIn to Slash 960 Jobs Worldwide as Coronavirus Battered Recruitment Industry

Microsoft Corp’s professional networking site LinkedIn said on Tuesday it would cut about 960 jobs, or 6 percent of its global workforce, as the coronavirus pandemic is having a sustained impact on demand for its recruitment products. California-based LinkedIn helps employers assess a candidate’s suitability for a role and employees use the platform to find […]

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July 22, 20205:36 pm
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Is Personality Test Effective during the Hiring Process?

Knowledge and experience are important in a hiring process but screening for the right candidates needs more than that: personality traits. Hiring for the right personality traits could help ensure whether potential hires will perform well under stressful circumstances and collaborate smoothly with their coworkers. Candidate’s personality traits also reveal openness, flexibility, team spirit, aspirations […]

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July 22, 20204:12 pm
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Singapore FinTech Association Launches Grants and Jobs Portal

The Singapore FinTech Association (SFA) announced today the launch of a comprehensive Grants and Jobs Portal during a virtual launch event earlier today, witnessed by Ms Indranee Rajah, Minister in the Prime Minister’s Office, Second Minister for Finance and Education. The portal currently has over 500 job postings and will enable job seekers to access […]

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July 21, 202011:44 am
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5 Tools to Boost Social Media Sourcing

Social media presents a wide array of exciting opportunities for recruitment industries, no wonder that 94 percent of recruiters use social media to find talents. The role of social media in the recruiting process is also predicted to constantly rise. Not only is social media a valuable source of information for recruiters, it is also […]

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July 17, 20204:41 pm