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Trade Pacts Have Created More Jobs for PMETs in Singapore

Trade and Industry Minister Chan Chun Sing said on Saturday (Nov 9) that the Singapore-India Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (CECA) does not grant Indian nationals unconditional access into Singapore or immigration privileges. Claims that the bilateral agreement has cost job opportunities for Singaporeans aim to stoke fears in times of economic uncertainties, said Mr Chan […]

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November 12, 20192:57 pm
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Zebra Technologies Works with Singapore Polytechnic to Groom Skilled Talents and Support Singapore’s Advanced Manufacturing Global Hub Vision

Three-year MOU prepares Singapore students for Advanced Manufacturing era through industry-relevant and experiential learning Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: ZBRA), an innovator at the edge of the enterprise with solutions and partners that enable businesses to gain a performance edge, announced the signing of a three-year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Singapore Polytechnic on Nov 6th, 2019. The MOU […]

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November 12, 20199:56 am
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Human Resources Department Checklist for Startups

Startups are easily seen as an innovative company owing to their ability to continuously develop technology and facilitate new inventions. Unfortunately, startups also often fail because they are unable to maintain teamwork and/or fail to bring in the right people to the organisation. Analysing more than 100 startup failure post-mortems, CB Insights found that failing […]

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November 11, 20194:52 pm
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Indian Start-ups Can Potentially Create 12.5 Lakh Direct Jobs by 2025: Report

India’s start-up ecosystem has the potential to create up to 12.5 lakh direct jobs by 2025, from 3.9-4.3 lakh direct jobs in 2019, according to a new report from industry body National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom). The number of indirect jobs created by the start-up ecosystem in India can jump to 39-44 […]

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November 8, 20191:51 pm
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Labour Law HR Should Know When Employing Interns

Interns are often employed by companies to provide an extra set of hands that help accomplish goals or finish projects. Sometimes, students also enrol in an internship program as one of the requirements to complete their graduation. In this case, HR practitioners might have legal questions about how to hire an intern, especially paid and […]

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November 6, 20192:15 pm
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Singaporean Activist Leads Anti-Immigration Rally as Vote Looms

Some 300 to 400 Singaporeans on Sunday held a rare rally in a park against the government’s immigration policies, a hot button issue likely to figure in a parliamentary election expected in the first half of next year. The People’s Action Party (PAP), which has ruled since independence in 1965, suffered its worst showing ever […]

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November 4, 201911:41 am
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Social Media Contents You Need to be Careful About If You Want to Get Hired

Your social media posts might win over or make you lose friends, but according to a recent CareerBuilder survey, they could also have a big impact on prospective employers. Seventy percent of employers use social networking sites to research job candidates (on par with last year), while seven percent plan to start. And that review […]

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November 1, 201911:42 am
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Hiring Managers in Singapore Revealed the Most Important Criteria Sought in Candidates

As the intensity of competing for in-demand talent continues, hiring for potential is gaining traction as a successful talent growth strategy in Southeast Asia, with 94 percent such hires retained in their jobs. Yet close to 1 in 2 (42 percent) hiring managers in the region remain reluctant to evolve their recruitment strategies beyond hiring […]

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October 31, 20193:05 pm
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Voice Analytics to Help HR Find Candidates Better and Faster: Candid Q&A with Amir Liberman, CEO of Nemesysco

In the days when most talent acquisition teams are struggling to find and hire qualified candidates who tick all the boxes, HR leaders need to look beyond conventional hiring approach and adopt high tech strategy in recruitment. The problem is, most hiring processes are often seen as impersonal, boring and too long long that top […]

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October 30, 20195:47 pm
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Revolutionising Human Resources with Voice Technology

Voice search technology is already entering the workforce and transforming the way organisations maintain and sustain their team and culture. Findings from Gartner Survey revealed that less than 4 percent of organisations have already deployed conversational interfaces (including chatbots) in their daily workflow. Meanwhile, 38 percent of respondents are planning to implement them or are […]

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October 30, 20191:42 pm