Wendong Li, Associate Professor at the Department of Management at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) Business School teamed up with seven other academics to examine whether taking on a leadership role -- along with the added job responsibilities -- can actually change people's personality traits. 
Workers in Asia Pacific are facing increased burnout due to lack of separation between work and personal life as well as worry of contracting COVID-19, according to Microsoft's latest Work Trend Index report, focussing on employee wellbeing. On average, close to one third of workers in...
Reeracoen forecasts that Singapore's job vacancy to unemployed person ratio will continue to rise between 2.72 to 3.62, an all-time high since 2002 when records began. Aside from unemployment rates, Singapore also faces an acute skills shortage. Estimates suggest Singapore will need to add another 1.2 million workers with digital skills by...
MSIG Insurance (Hong Kong) Limited has announced an SME Group Medical Insurance plan targeting SMEs with flexible coverage options as well as MediGo, a new digital portal for onboarding and policy management. The plan is designed to meet the unique needs of SMEs in...
The Advanced Computing for Executives (ACE) centre, a continuing education and training unit under the National University of Singapore’s School of Computing (NUS Computing), and All Digital Future LLP have partnered to launch a new Digital Transformation Leaders Programme (NUS DTLP). The Programme is designed around “The...
The COVID-19 pandemic has weighed heavily on talent strategies with muted salary increases across Southeast Asia, according to a study by Aon plc . The second edition of Aon's 2021 Salary Increase and Turnover Study was conducted from June 2020 to June 2021, surveying the salary movements and turnover rates of...
While two-thirds (66 per cent) of Singapore's local workforce are worried about job loss due to illness or disabilities, more than half (53 per cent) do not have any disability income protection, according to findings from the AIA Disability Income Survey 2022.The survey, conducted in April 2022...
A survey by recruitment firm CareerBuilder Singapore titled The Employer of Choice Survey 2018 has revealed that an increasing number of Singapore jobseekers are expressing interest in working for a startup. About 69 per cent of respondents are keen to do so - up from 59 per...
About 660,000 individuals upskilled themselves through SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG)-supported programmes in 2021. This was the highest number of SSG-supported individuals in a year since the launch of SkillsFuture. Extension of COVID-19 support measures In 2021, SSG extended COVID-19 support measures to...
Besides the economic slowdown wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic, another issue that has raised concerns around the world is the security of the global food supply chain. This is especially significant for small countries like Singapore that rely heavily on food imports. As a result, recent border...