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How Naps Can Make You More Productive

The executives at Google were really onto something when they started building “nap pods” in their offices so employees could escape from work and doze off for a few moments. Surely, nap pods provided a solid boost to company morale, but studies show that napping also has a positive effect on a person’s productivity and […]

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October 28, 201912:30 pm
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How to Help Nurture and Retain Your Employees

Employee happiness and satisfaction has morphed from a soft issue for most results-focused businesses into a fundamental factor for all. Various studies have revealed the importance of businesses retaining their employees, with statistics showcasing the cost to replace an employee as well as the general disgruntlement with peoples’ work life. To make matters worse, in […]

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September 13, 201911:02 am
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CEO Summit 2019

Overview Globalization, digital transformation, unprecedented competition and the shift of consumer power to make decisions makes corporate governance more challenging, calling a new breed of executives to run companies relevant to the times including the call to future proof your company’s direction. The CEO Summit 2019 gathers world-class executives and global entrepreneurs to develop principled, […]

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March 18, 20199:38 am
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HR Festival Asia

Overview HR Festival Asia is brought to you by the organisers of the world’s largest HR Technology event (USA), and Asia’s best-known workforce management conference – HR Summit and Expo Asia. The event will cover the full spectrum of HR technology, HR general practices and trends through six content-rich conference streams: CxO Symposium  HR & […]

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March 11, 201910:31 am
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The HR & Learning Show

Overview Digital technology is revolutionizing the HR profession. The way you recruit, retain, develop and engage your staff is being transformed and simplified by accessible cloud-based systems. And this revolution isn’t just happening in large enterprises with big budgets, it’s also happening in SMEs. Small and medium-sized businesses now have access to world-class HR solutions […]

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February 28, 20199:59 am
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Talent Development & Succession Planning Masterclass!

Overview It is increasingly important that organizations have an effective succession management strategy in order to ensure leadership renewal, prevent critical position shortage and to foster a talent-oriented culture. Talent identification and development is a critical part of succession planning and is important to ensure talent gaps can always be covered and that your high […]

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February 25, 20191:24 pm
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2ND ANNUAL HR ANALYTICS ASEAN SUMMIT Beyond Reporting : Advanced Analytics

Overview Analytics can no longer be called a fringe topic of special interest. Proficiency and competence in using people data and deriving insights from it is an essential part of your practice as an HR professional. Through the deployment of insights from people data, HR practitioners can act as an effective strategic partner to the […]

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November 19, 20185:20 pm
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How to Fire Long-Time Employees

Sonny Warbucks’ case teaches us that before you terminate your long-time employees, you need to re-read your legal law. Sonny was dealing with his employee named Mario whose performance had declined in recent times. Mario took more sick leaves and abandoned his responsibilities, causing added expenses to the business. Mario was even unable to work […]

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November 13, 20193:30 pm
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Why & How to Achieve Successful People Enablement

We often hear that employee engagement is vital to business strategy as it helps boost productivity and performance. However, what if there is a more holistic approach with better results, will you change your employee engagement strategy? Steffen Maier, the co-founder of Impraise, commented that the traditional approach of employee engagement can only serve a […]

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November 13, 20193:14 pm
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Cisco Ranked First in the 25 World’s Best Workplaces Survey

This year’s ranking of the 25 World’s Best Workplaces has been published by leading global workplace culture authority Great Place to Work®, in partnership with Fortune. For the first time, tech giant Cisco tops the list, replacing Salesforce which drops to No. 3, and global hospitality giant Hilton taking second place. Michael C. Bush, the […]

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November 13, 20192:04 pm
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Random Acts of Kindness: Boost Productivity at the Workplace

Have you heard that today is World Kindness Day? First introduced in 1998, it is the day where people are encouraged to spread positivity and promote good deeds by pledging acts of kindness. Aiming to create a kinder world by inspiring individuals and nations towards greater kindness, this movement is gaining popularity over years. Increasing […]

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November 13, 201912:05 pm
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1 in 2 Singaporeans Don’t Have Enough Savings to Survive if They Lose their Jobs: Survey

Half of all Singaporeans don’t have enough savings to cover six months of expenses if they lose their job – and one in five say they won’t even last a month, according to a report by financial comparison site GoBear. The report, published on Friday (Nov 1), surveyed 1,028 Singaporeans aged between 18 and 65 on their […]

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November 12, 20193:35 pm
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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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How Much Should a Company Invest in Wellness Program?

WHO claimed that the trend to spend more on health is growing faster and impacting the global economy, accounting for 10 percent of global domestic product (GDP). WHO data revealed a swift upward trajectory of global health spending, which is particularly noticeable in low- and middle-income countries where health spending is growing on average 6 […]

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November 12, 20192:17 pm
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A to Z Retirement Plan across Asia You Should Know

What is retirement planning? Retirement planning is the process of determining retirement income goals and the necessary actions to achieve those goals. Retirement planning includes identifying sources of income, estimating expenses, implementing savings, as well as managing assets and risks. Generally, a retirement plan is needed in order to ensure employees’ satisfaction with their retirement […]

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November 12, 20192:03 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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Real Salary Increases in Singapore Forecasted to be Lower in 2020, But Remains Among the World’s Highest

The average real salary increase for workers in Singapore is forecasted to be 3.0 percent above inflation in 2020, a slight drop from the 3.3 percent increase that was seen in 2019. Despite a nominal increase of 4.0 percent, employees will see an average increase of 3.0 percent after factoring in the predicted inflation of […]

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November 11, 20195:04 pm