Deskera, Asia's cloud-based platform, is collaborating with the Institute of Technical Education (ITE) to develop future-ready manpower to help SMEs rise to the digitalisation challenge and raise productivity. As part of this co-operation, ITE students and staff will be trained to acquire digitalisation skills using Deskera's cloud-based...
The National Trades Union Congress' (NTUC) Employment and Employability Institute (e2i) has launched a closed portal for heads of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), with modules specifically tailored for business owners and directors. The portal is part of the existing platform U Leap, or...
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...
Aon plc has released the results of a new global pulse survey focused on how companies are rethinking their human capital strategies in response to the humanitarian and economic impacts of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The COVID-19 crisis has forced companies to evaluate employees...
A Deliveroo for Business (DfB), the corporate arm of Deliveroo, survey of 1,004 office workers in Singapore to uncover insights on their lunch break behaviours has revealed that almost half (49%) of respondents eat alone at work and are never fully switched off as they perform work...
Businesses and organizations worldwide have experienced unprecedented seismic changes due to the 2020 global pandemic. As a result, there is an increased urgency to successfully identify the next generation of leaders and explore the essential skills needed to prepare them to steer businesses towards sustainability and success.
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...
Realising that business transformation in the post-COVID world is inevitable, companies are turning to AI platforms and technology to accelerate their transformation. Beyond digital payments and online retail, internal business processes are also being enhanced by new technology. One such company is CrimsonLogic which...
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...
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...