More employers (65%) look to augment their workforce, compared to a year ago (56%) with businesses looking to 2022 with optimism. However, out of those who are hiring or intending to hire new talent, four in five (78%) of them are facing a challenge in filling job...
Two large-scale, localised, hybrid work trials were conducted by Trip.com Group in 2010 and 2021, prior to the rollout of their new hybrid work model in 2022. Each of the trials focused on different groups of staff and working models. The 2010 trial, which saw volunteers work...
One in five Singapore residents caught in The Great Resignation wave said it has impacted their plans to retire. They expect to push back their retirement from age 58 to 64, six years later than planned. These findings were from a poll commissioned by...
The gender skills gap in Singapore narrowed during the pandemic, according to a new global study that examines the pandemic’s impact on skills and learning trends among women.  Coursera’s Women and Skills Report 2021 for Singapore compares pre-pandemic enrolment and performance data with trends observed...
In a recent IDC Perspective titled Empathic Leadership for a Hybrid Future of Work, IDC analyzes the path forward from hierarchical to empathetic leadership to enable more effective hybrid work models. Additionally, this report also provides insights on the myths related to hybrid work, the differences between taking...
PERSOLKELLY has released a business survey report  that highlights how companies are turning increasingly to a Contingent Workforce strategy to overcome headcount shortages. Businesses impacted by COVID-19, technology's rapid growth and economic uncertainty are rethinking traditional recruitment approaches to stay competitive. The...
NTUC LearningHub (NTUC LHUB) has announced the launch of training pathways for Self-Employed Persons (SEPs) to acquire new competencies amidst the COVID-19 outbreak. Each pathway provides a specific skill track that guides SEPs to proficiency into roles such as ‘COVID-19 Citizen Defender’, Healthcare Assistant, Java Developer and Security Officer.
With an increasingly competitive talent marketplace, new approaches toward management styles are necessary for organisations to cope with changes in the workplace. One of the approaches is coaching, a skill every business leader should have, according to almost all survey respondents (54% of respondents...
Research from OpenText reveals the extent to which the effects of information overload are impacting Singaporeans and how this has changed during the COVID 19 pandemic. The survey findings offer market insights, trend data, and predictions for what lies ahead as organizations take steps...
To remain competitive in Singapore's recovering economy, three- quarters (75%) of employers in Singapore see the importance of carrying out regular training needs analysis for their workforce to drive the competitiveness of their business. However, more than half of them (55%) say they need external...