Sunday, February 17, 2019

Is emotional intelligence a predictor of success?

  Gone are the days when a high IQ would place an employee at the pinnacle of achievement.  Today, the pre-eminence of IQ as a...

Are you asking the wrong interview questions?

Are there questions that are off the cards during an interview? Many HR managers are aware of the sensitivity of some questions but still,...

‘Performance under pressure’ a myth, says expert

Employees working under pressure tend to fall into 'traps' that reduce their productivity and creativity, and cause more mistakes to be made, according to...

New employment dispute centres to cover Singapore workers

  With the recent launch of two new dispute management offices, workers in Singapore now have access to a “cheaper, better, faster way” to resolve...

Can robots replace the human element of HR?

In the digital era, there is much hype on automation replacing jobs. According to a recent poll by CareerBuilder, 55% of HR managers believe...

When Mental Illness Comes to Work

When Mental Illness Comes to Work By Peter Wilson A recent incident at a major Australian airport saw an employee of one of the infrastructure utilities...

Managers must stop resisting telework

Despite huge changes in technology and policies that support flexible work arrangements, telework is still not "business as usual" in most organisations, and managers...

Managing attrition of returning mothers

  Webinar: Sponsored childcare support – Going beyond gender diversity In conjunction with International Women’s Day, People Matters in partnership with Founding Years is holding a...

Are LGBT employees being left behind?

Despite the global shift towards a more inclusive community embracing diversity, only over half of organisations tailored their policies to specifically accommodate lesbian gay,...

THE CURIOUS CASE OF PRESENTEEISM

Actor Woody Allen once said that 80% of but, because of illness or other medical conditions, not fully functioning—can cut individual productivity by one-third...

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This is where people work the longest hours

  Mexicans work far longer days than anyone else. Germans, on the other hand, clock up the least hours. New data from the Organization for Economic...

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Didi to lay off 15% staff

China ride-hailing giant Didi to lay off 15% staff this year Beijing-based ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing will lay off 15% of its staff this year,...

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Digital HR & Analytics Conference 2019

HR Leaders are being pushed to take on a larger role in helping to drive the organisation “to be digital” not just “do digital” by...