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Tafep: There’s been a 42% Increase of Workplace Discrimination and Harassment Complaints

The Tripartite Alliance for Fair and Progressive Employment Practices (Tafep) has noted a 42 percent increase of workplace discrimination or harassment complaints between April last year and March this year, compared with the same period in the previous year. According to the latest annual report issued by the Tripartite Alliance Limited on Wednesday (Oct 21), […]

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October 26, 20205:02 pm
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Paper Qualifications Not Enough to Get You Hired

With current economic environment, fresh graduates need more than paper qualifications to secure a job, especially in the professional sectors. According to a Singapore think tank, ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute, the labour market in Malaysia has failed to produce jobs requiring skills that match qualifications despite Malaysia’s youth continually achieving higher education levels. As a result, […]

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October 21, 202012:37 pm
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Financial Anxiety Apparent during COVID-19 Era, Report Finds

Cigna’s International Markets business recently published the third edition of its COVID-19 Global Impact Study, which sheds new light on the impact of the virus on global perceptions of health and well-being. The report reveals that:  People’s confidence about being able to meet financial commitments remains weak; It will be a long struggle to mitigate […]

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October 19, 20202:52 pm
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Career Centres in Towns to Help Singaporeans Find Jobs: Manpower Minister

Jobseekers in Singapore will get help finding new jobs from the government. In Parliament yesterday, Manpower Minister Josephine Teo said that at least eight satellite career centres are available in towns such as Jurong West, Sengkang and Woodlands. These career centres come under the new SGUnited Jobs and Skills Package introduced in May. Previously, Workers’ […]

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October 15, 20204:12 pm
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No HR Department? Try the Corporate Concierge

As far as we know, HR department has always been here to support a company’s stability, especially for large MNCs and SMEs with distributed officers across departments. However, another option that has emerged is the corporate concierge. Startup can run without personnel/HR teams, but many recommend that employing an HR staffer when at least 15 employees are hired […]

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October 15, 20201:09 pm
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World Mental Health Day: Social Media Affecting Gen Z’s Wellbeing amid Covid-19

In tandem with World Mental Health Day, a new study by Sandpiper Communications finds those in Generation Z (Gen Z) across Asia Pacific (APAC) are putting on a brave face amid COVID-19, with most focusing on betterment but still struggling to talk about their mental health, despite rising pressures. Titled The Brave Face of Gen […]

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October 13, 20205:16 pm
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Elevating Your Presence on Virtual Meetings with Phil Haynes, Head of Global Talent Acquisition at Zoom Video Communications

Meetings are now moving entirely online. As more and more workplaces transition to being remote, we need to learn how to navigate our daily tasks virtually. With video chats and conference calls becoming regular part of of work for most workers today, getting accustomed to video meeting tools is a vital necessity. In this occassion, […]

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September 17, 20205:20 pm
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Too Selective on Job Location and Poor Soft Skills among Reasons Graduates Fail to Land a Job

Being too selective on a particular location when looking for a job and having poor soft skills have been identified as among the reasons graduates in this country failed to secure a job. Human Resource Deputy Minister Awang Hashim said apart from that, failure to get information on the job vacancies that suited their qualifications […]

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September 15, 20205:54 pm
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More Indians in Singapore Returning Home as Economy Plummeted

More and more Indian workers are returning home as Singapore businesses cut down on workforce following the severe impact of the novel coronavirus pandemic, an official said. “On an average, about 100 Indian nationals in Singapore continue to register daily with the High Commission here for flights back home, with over 11,000 having registered so […]

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September 10, 20203:27 pm
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Working from Home Saves Time and Money for Commute

Working from home has helped workers save both time and money significantly, recent survey found. According to a survey by Awfis, An average working professional in India is saving Rs 5,520 per month and 1.47 hours of travel time everyday while working from home. About 3 in 4 respondents (74 percent) are willing to work […]

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September 3, 20205:06 pm