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Attract Quality Candidates with These Job Benefits

Theodore Roosevelt once said, “Nothing worth having comes easy”. For hiring managers, this means that finding quality candidates can be quite a challenge. In a job opening, the number of applicants typically outnumber the available positions so HR leaders need to sort them out and come up with only qualified candidates. Problem arises when you […]

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July 27, 20211:50 pm
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From Recruitment to Retention: How Technology Revolutionises HR Processes

This article is a guest post. Finding and keeping the right people will always be a major factor in the success of any organisation. Over the years, human resources have been evolving. Becoming even more employee-focused, the industry redefines employee experience and improves HR processes, from recruitment to retention. Technology is growing significant in enhancing […]

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July 20, 202112:33 pm
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The Truth Behind “3–5 Years of Experience is Required” in IT Jobs

Chances are, you have come across a job vacancy stating “Minimum 3-5 years of experience in a related field is required”, or something along the lines. While similar requirements can be commonly found in IT-related fields, some other industries may use the same benchmark. As a job seeker, have you ever wondered why the number […]

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July 14, 202111:41 am
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Singaporean Workforce Resilience is Declining, What Will Drive Sustainable Change?

The ongoing pandemic has affected each individual differently. As the crisis drags on, employee experience and wellbeing are greatly impacted. A recent survey commissioned by EngageRocket in collaboration with the Institute for HR Professionals (IHRP) and the Singapore HR Institute (SHRI) showed that the Singaporean workforce this year is less resilient with poorer mental well-being […]

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July 5, 20211:36 pm
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How to Achieve Learning Goals in a Post-Pandemic World? A Discussion with Pascal Gauthier of Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL)

Conversations around upskilling have come to the fore as more talents realise the need to build skills to stay relevant and competitive in the ever-changing environment of a post-pandemic world. However, during global lockdowns, many of us are suffering from digital fatigue due to the excessive use of technology for working and studying from home. […]

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June 30, 20211:09 pm
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Happy Father’s Day: Work-Life Balance Tips from Experienced Working Dads

Thanks to the gender equality movement, more women are entering the workforce, making dual-income families more apparent. While both man and woman have the opportunity to become a breadwinner, fathers continue to be the primary providers. Statistics showed that working dads support 85 percent of dual-parent households. Due to their leadership at home, 76 percent […]

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June 18, 20212:43 pm
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3 Health Problems that Can Make Your Work-Life Difficult

Success is the fruit of hard work and persistence. Work is one of the most important features that keep us alive as it is a way to create personal and social identity, family and social bonds, source of income, etc. As Ernest Hemingway puts it: “Work is the most important thing in life which distracts […]

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June 17, 20211:00 pm
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How Important is Social Mobility in the Workplace?

When discussing diversity and inclusion, the focus is mostly on gender, race, and disability. These topics are important to talk through, but diversity and inclusion extend far wider, and it includes social mobility.  What is social mobility?  The World Economic Forum (WEF) explained that social mobility can be understood as moving ‘upward’ and ‘downward’. It […]

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June 15, 20211:29 pm
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Loosening Ends to Make Employees Happy: What Do HRs Miss Out On?

Your efforts in making employees happy at work could create a domino effect on other HR strategies. When employees are satisfied with their job, this will boost their engagement with the company and when they are highly engaged, employee retention will improve. When employees are on an all-time high, it will positively affect productivity, and […]

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June 14, 20212:48 pm
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Firms in Asia Perform Poorly on LGBTQ+, Inclusion and Diversity Education

As much of the world celebrates Pride month this June, a new study commissioned by AXA Asia has revealed that many companies in the region are still falling short when it comes to fostering an LGBTQ+ friendly working environment through Inclusion and Diversity (I&D) initiatives. The findings underline key areas where action can help to […]

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June 9, 20212:48 pm