Amid global health concerns over the rapid development and spread of COVID-2019, companies are closing physical offices and shifting to remote work arrangements. Working from home has its fair share of benefits and challenges. Potentially, there is a big adjustment factor as not everyone...
EngageRocket, has announced The State of Employee Experience 2021 report in collaboration with the Institute for HR Professionals (IHRP) and the Singapore HR Institute (SHRI). This follows from their inaugural report last year. By leveraging aggregated and anonymised data from thousands of employees’ survey...
Michael Page Singapore has launched the Talent Trends 2021 Report, with a keen eye on Singapore's job market. While hiring activities dipped 35% in 2020 during the COVID-19 pandemic, 40% of employers cited their plans to increase headcount numbers this year - indicating an optimistic recovery path.
According to a DBS poll, manpower issues continue to challenge Singaporean SMEs. In such a lean environment, the additional consideration of employees’ National Service (NS) commitments may seem like an additional burden. However, Zingrill Pte. Ltd., commonly known as Seoul Garden Group Pte Ltd,...
Singapore retains its leading position in Asia Pacific for the sixth consecutive year in the Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI) 2019, announced during GTCI’s Asia Launch event at the INSEAD Asia campus in Singapore. Produced in partnership with The Adecco Group and Tata Communications, the GTCI...
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...
Findings from screening company HireRight has revealed that background screening is on the rise across Asia Pacific (APAC). The study, which included an audit and analysis of checks conducted by the organisation across APAC in 2017 compared to 2018, noted a significant 17.7% increase in the total...
Under the aegis of the Singapore Business Federation, 29 Trade Associations and Chambers (TACs) under the TAC Alliance joined forces in a show of solidarity to collectively pledge support for a joint statement on fair hiring and employment practices.The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in an unprecedented time...
Out of a majority of Singaporeans who learn online, it has been uncovered that those who are senior leaders of their organisations are the least likely to upskill or reskill virtually, compared to individuals in different career stages. This was one of the key findings in NTUC LearningHub's...
As Singapore moves into Phase 3, employees are beginning to think about life after the pandemic including the possibilities on how they can restructure their time outside of the traditional 9-to-5 work-week model. Nearly a year ago, non-essential employees were forced to work from...