As we enter 2021 with no clear signs of the global pandemic abating, many of us are also preparing to work remotely for the long-term. To be sure, while we may be able to transform our personal spaces into makeshift offices overnight, not everyone...
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...
The fourth edition of the Alight Solutions' State of HR Transformation Study in partnership with People Matters has been released. The study, launched during the People Matters TechHR SEA, is themed around Emerging Stronger and sheds light on how some organisations are ahead of the curve in emerging stronger.
Technology has been at the forefront when it comes to augmenting human capabilities, and it will continue to be a key enabler in creating a seamless hybrid work environment. CHROs are well positioned to assess and deploy the best digital platforms that provide their workers the best...
The Singapore Business Federation (SBF) has announced its approval of the increase in foreign worker levy rebates for the Construction, Marine Shipyard and Process (CMP) sectors announced on 8 May. This will provide much needed relief to businesses in these sectors that have been...
A report based on the study Decoding Global Ways of Working states that only 7 per cent of Asia's workforce now want to commit to a completely onsite work arrangement. A majority of them have expressed a desire for flexibility in where their work gets done. A total of...
Aon plc, in partnership with IPSOS, has released a survey that confirms the link between employee wellbeing and company performance. Aon's 2021 Global Wellbeing Survey found that improvements to employee wellbeing within a company directly impact customer satisfaction and retention. While wellbeing performance overall has a...
GRIT, a Singapore-based recruitment tech startup, has launched GRIT Scouts, a talent-led online referral programme, on their platform. Established in 2020, the firm allows companies to tap into the platform to hire and secure readily-available quality talent in markets in the backdrop of a global tech talent...
In the past year, HR professionals have dramatically changed how they connect with employees and enable them to stay relevant, as onboarding and training activities were reimagined as virtual events. As businesses changed strategies, and digitalisation supported these plans, virtual training became an important way to ensure...
As workforce upskilling tops the national agenda in the wake of the pandemic, more employers say that sending their workers for training will help their businesses to develop stronger resilience during this downturn (93% in 2021 vs 84% in 2020).   However, not all...