Despite a societal return to in-person interactions, 91.1% of Southeast Asia's doctors continue to participate in digital learning events, according to the newly published Docquity Pulse Check 2023: Decoding a Doctor's Learning and Engagement Habits.  The study showed that the region's doctors attend digital learning events at...
Despite the current geopolitical and economic uncertainties and escalating cost-of-living pressures, a staggering 92% of Singapore CEOs forecast growth for their businesses, reports the KPMG 2023 CEO Outlook. This figure significantly surpasses the 77% of global CEOs who share this positive outlook. Notably, this...
The emergence of Artificial Intelligence (AI) has significantly impacted creativity and productivity. About nine in ten business leaders (18% strongly agree, 73% somewhat agree) agree that generative AI technologies can enhance employees' work quality and support daily tasks. Almost three in four employees (7%...
According to a global study conducted by S&P Global Market Intelligence and commissioned by WEKA, the adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) by enterprises and research organizations seeking to create new value propositions is accelerating, but data infrastructure and AI sustainability challenges present barriers to implementing it successfully...
A majority of business leaders (81%) find it difficult to fill job roles due to talent shortage with relevant skills, in contrast to 78% in 2021 and 72% in 2020. To address this talent crunch, over three in four business leaders (20% very likely, 58% somewhat likely)...
IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants) has released a report about talent pipeline challenges in the accounting and finance profession in the Asia Pacific region in collaboration with the ASEAN Federation of Accountants (AFA), the umbrella organization for the recognized national Professional Accountancy Organizations of the ASEAN Member States.
Microsoft's third annual Work Trend Index report, "Will AI Fix Work?" outlines three locally relevant trends from an external study of 31,000 people in 31 countries, including Singapore, as well as trillions of signals in Microsoft 365 and labour trends on LinkedIn. The advent of...
On-us Company Limited has released of their latest publication, 'Our Minds, Our Rights: Leveling up Workplace Mental Wellness in Asia.' This comprehensive playbook is designed to empower people managers and HR leaders with practical strategies for enhancing mental wellness in the workplace. Key findings from...
A survey revealed that 80% of organisations in Singapore have found hiring 'very' or 'quite' competitive in 2023. 39% have lost out on hiring new talent in the last six months as they 'can't compete on salary and benefits', and 44% expect 'lack of skilled candidates available' to be...
Analysis from global consultancy Kearney has found that almost half (48%) of executives say their current business transformations aren't working. Despite businesses moving from a focus on resilience during COVID to a new perspective of 'regenerative', currently only 51% of businesses effectively operate in this way. More is needed...