Weixin, Tencent's social platform in China, strives to fulfill its corporate social responsibility even as its business grows. At its recent annual flagship event, the Weixin Open Class PRO 2022 conference, the company highlighted the rise of Channels, which has led to the full integration...
Nanyang Polytechnic (NYP) and Schneider Electric have launched a one-stop Sustainability Experience Centre to help Singapore's small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) implement green technologies at the workplace. This can help Singapore achieve its goal of having at least 80% of buildings to be green...
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...
Ivanti has announced findings from a new survey of IT professionals that found that keeping up with digital transformation (32 per cent) and keeping talent in technical roles (26 per cent) are the two biggest challenges their organisations face today. Additionally, the study found...
Workforce learning has become increasingly crucial to help maintain economic productivity by improving workforce competencies. However, only half (51%) of business leaders say they have sent their workers for training in the past six months. In addition, many (78%) business leaders who report having...
Trend Micro Incorporated has predicted that global organizations will emerge more alert and better prepared in 2022 thanks to a comprehensive, proactive, cloud-first approach to mitigating cyber risk. Trend Micro researchers predict that threat actors in 2022 will focus ransomware attacks on cloud and datacenter...
Coursera, Inc. has released its annual study of learner trends across Singapore. The data, based on learner choices of over 750,000 registered learners, offers insight into the skills, competencies, and subject-matter most desirable to the Singapore population. The 2021 data shows that Singapore learners...
The COVID-19 pandemic has weighed heavily on talent strategies with muted salary increases across Southeast Asia, according to a study by Aon plc . The second edition of Aon's 2021 Salary Increase and Turnover Study was conducted from June 2020 to June 2021, surveying the salary movements and turnover rates of...
Work-from-home arrangements remain for many in Singapore, affecting how employers upskill their workforce amidst COVID-19. One of the top challenges faced by 53% of employees in Singapore when participating in training programmes is online fatigue, thereby putting a damper on company training efforts. These...
Etiqa Insurance Singapore's 2021 Protection Survey Report, identifies millennials as Singapore's new 'sandwich generation'. The underlying survey was conducted in July this year, gathering responses from 815 individuals aged 25 to 40. The study aimed to shed light on millennials' financial commitments and considerations when...