Employees of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are progressively adapting to the new ways of working amidst the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic - however, to keep pace with these changes, employers must better support and safeguard employee wellbeing as we move into 2021.
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...
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.
Trend Micro Incorporated released survey results earlier this year that show smart home devices and their apps represent a major weak link in the corporate cybersecurity chain as the lines between work and home life increasingly blur. Trend Micro's Head in the Clouds study surveyed more than...
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...
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...
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...
Prudential Corporation Asia (Prudential) is providing its small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) customers in Asia and Africa access to Stash's highly-customisable digital incentive payment platform. The offering is available through PRUWorks, Prudential's one-stop digital platform for SMEs to manage their group insurance and get...
Google and Lazada have announced free training courses for online sellers that will equip them with digital skills and help their businesses grow. Ahead of the busy holiday shopping season, the partnership aims to provide small retailers with more educational resources to improve their online presence, especially...
In an increasingly uncertain job market, nine in 10 Singapore employees (90 per cent) see the need to reskill or to upskill to stay relevant in the post-pandemic world, according to the results of the UOB ASEAN Consumer Sentiment Study. The findings come as...