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The Value of Having Sponsorship at the Workplace

Sponsorship programs can be an important component of landing higher-paying management jobs. According to Payscale findings, those who have a sponsor are paid 11.6 percent more than those who do not. Yet, the sponsor gap continues to happen with men getting a higher pay scale at 12.3 percent compared to women at 10.2 percent. Owing […]

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July 7, 20201:56 pm
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5 Key Steps for Better Training & Development Program

To sustain valuable human resources, organisations need to be conscious about the job satisfaction and retention of employees. Every organisation, to be able to swiftly adjust in continuously fluctuating business environments, should invest in training and development of its employees. The importance of training for employees has also rapidly grown and organisations should use this […]

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July 3, 20202:20 pm
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3 Tricks to Improve Workplace Culture in the New Normal

As COVID-19 will continue to upend company culture, organisations should be prepared with a change in their strategy in order to improve their workplace culture. The challenge is more complex nowadays, given that the world of work is moving to become more virtual and less in person. The rise of self-service performance management, healthcare enrollment […]

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July 2, 20201:21 pm
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Leading with Integrity: 3 Areas for Leaders to Focus

In recent times, the economic crisis and associated meltdowns faced by companies have contributed to an increasingly negative perception of business and industry. Numerous corporate scandals and failures have motivated people to ask questions about the leaders at the forefront of these organisations and their integrity. The public is losing trust in leaders who are […]

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July 1, 20201:35 pm
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MOM: Most Employers Fair and Reasonable in Cost-Saving Measures

More than 4,800 employers in Singapore have notified the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) regarding cost-saving measures that impacted their employees’ monthly salaries. Based on the ministry’s data, the measures have affected over 187,000 workers in the three months from March 12. Affected workers are mostly coming from sectors severely impacted by Covid-19 like accommodation and […]

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June 25, 20204:32 pm
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Business Challenges in The Era of Post-Covid-19

COVID-19 is predicted to stay for years, even with the most sophisticated testing and contact tracing. Cities around the world will suffer waves of infectious outbreaks until immunity takes hold or antiviral therapists and vaccines are developed. Yet, cities cannot stay locked down forever. If they do, spiralling food shortages, rising prices, mounting unemployment rate, […]

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June 25, 20203:08 pm
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4 Proven Ways to Improve Remote Culture

Flexible working arrangement has become the new normal, with 41 percent of global businesses surveyed said they already offer some degree of remote working and 60 percent provide flexible opportunities that allow employees to choose when to start and end their workday. Workers who currently telecommute also admitted that they plan to work remotely for […]

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June 23, 20201:37 pm
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3 Top Reasons to Invest in The Overall Employee Work-Necessity

Delaying to invest – or worse, ignoring to invest – in employees including in terms of development, engagement, and management could cost a business a fortune. Gallup State of the Global Workplace report revealed that 85 percent of employees are not engaged or actively disengaged at work due to minimum investment in development and management. […]

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June 15, 20202:10 pm
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Guide to Returning Employees from Furlough

Since the start of COVID-19 crisis, many companies have been choosing from a menu of options to control labour costs, including layoff, furlough, or temporary work hours or wages, based on the business’ current or future needs. Layoffs are a means of permanently eliminating positions, while furloughs could be a better option if employers lack […]

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June 15, 20201:58 pm
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Businesses Changed Their IT Priorities Due to COVID-19

Telstra today published a new white paper identifying the technological challenges and the industry outlook post-COVID-19. The research, Business Continuity, Flexible Working and Adaptive Infrastructure: Five Actions for When the Economy Reopens Following COVID-19, gathered data from 120+ business leaders across Asia Pacific, Europe and the United States to provide insights on how to recalibrate their IT […]

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June 12, 20202:22 pm