NTUC LearningHub and international cyber education leader Cybint have launched the Cybint Bootcamp in Singapore, offering an accelerated path for Singaporeans seeking a promising new career in cyber-security. Developed by experts using military training methodologies from the Israel Defence Force, the Cybint Bootcamp is an intensive, 12-week...
As we sail into 2021 and reflect on the year gone by, there are several key learnings that we can take with us from perhaps the biggest crises we have faced in our careers. The combined social, economic, and health crises due to the pandemic has stress-tested...
Randstad Singapore has launched the results of the “COVID-19 Labour Pulse Survey”, revealing that 51% of respondents are actively looking for a new job in the next 12 months. The 2020 COVID-19 Labour Pulse Survey is an online study conducted by Randstad Singapore with...
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.
Everyone knows people who are fun to be around. They're outgoing, positive and seem to make everyone around them better. Researchers call them "connectors," and a new study suggests they can help improve the work experience and ultimately reduce turnover when strategically hired and placed in certain group settings. And that effect...
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...
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,...
Despite the prominence of millennials in the workforce,  a recent study commissioned by Epicor and conducted by MORAR Consulting found that only 19% of distribution business leaders said recruiting millennials was a "fairly significant" or "major" focus for their organizations. At the same time,...
Xero has released two new reports highlighting the economic and emotional impact of the pandemic on small businesses across multiple countries. The Xero Small Business Insights (SBI) Special Report, “Pandemic Insights: Small Business Experience”, produced with AlphaBeta (part of Accenture), is based on anonymised...
Part of adjusting to the new normal involves how companies can continue to meet the evolving needs of their workforces whether they are in the office or working remotely. Even before the pandemic, studies showed that for every $1 invested in workplace adjustments centred on wellbeing, a company was...