Without doubt, the COVID-19 pandemic is by far the most profound disruption to work life on record. As remote working has evolved from a nice-to-have, to a fundamental requirement, the Singaporean workforce is experiencing massive changes to the way they work, with most working within the four...
A recent JobStreet report reveals the pandemic has caused a detrimental impact on the quality of life of Singaporean employees. Conducted between 12th to 14th May and involving 5,285 respondents based in Singapore, the report finds that the proportion of employees feeling unhappy increased by almost five...
It doesn’t matter if you are a company manager or business owner, been in business for decades or recently set up. Each of us faces unique challenges under the pressure of COVID-19. At times like these, it’s natural to seek insights via trusted experts...
The Singapore Business Federation (SBF), in partnership with Enterprise Singapore (ESG) will set up a $2.5 million Rising in Support of Enterprises (RISE) Fund and will partner the SBF Foundation in its $2 million industry-led Compassion Fund. These two initiatives aim to help businesses,...
GoBear, a financial services platform, has partnered with insurance company Chubb, to launch “Work From Home Care”. This new white-label insurance bundle offers protection against specific risks residents face while telecommuting during the COVID-19 outbreak. Work From Home Care offers a subscription to the...
Australia has one of the largest casual workforces in the world and it has been hard-hit by COVID-19 restrictions, with almost 70% of casual workers reporting they are suffering financially, a Humanforce survey has revealed. This financial hardship experienced by casual workers was the result of...
Amid the COVID-19 downturn, employees’ adaptive skills top the list of workforce competencies that employers in Singapore consider critical to surviving the economic impact of the coronavirus outbreak. This is one of the key findings in the recent NTUC LearningHub's Employer Skills Survey report. The...
In this rapidly evolving world, Adaptable HR plays a central role in helping organisations navigate the ever-changing business and operating environment, according to the Asia Pacific’s largest study on the State of HR Transformation recently launched by Alight Solutions and People Matters. This study,...
NTUC LearningHub (NTUC LHUB) announced on 19 May its collaboration with DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS), a provider of operations management consulting services, to increase the availability of Safety, Maintenance & Reliability, and Human Resources training in Singapore. Over 450 courses will be made available...
Prudential Corporation Asia (Prudential) and HR Easily (HReasily) signed a partnership agreement on 4 May to offer Prudential's Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) customers across Asia access to HReasily's human resource (HR) and benefits management platform. This partnership with HReasily, established in Singapore in 2015, underscores...