Tuesday, March 26, 2019

YOUNG PROFESSIONALS SUFFER FROM BURNOUT

The incidence of young professionals ending up with medical problems, including insomnia, depression and hypertension, is becoming more frequent, the major cause of which...

ONE DEATH A WEEK AT CONSTRUCTION SITES

There have been 19 workplace deaths in the first three months of this year, the Workplace Safety and Health Council revealed in a report...

SENSORS TO BE PART OF SINGAPORE SMART NATION

Around 1,000 sensors are to be planted throughout the island nation to track everything from air quality and water level to public safety. The...

CALLS FOR POVERTY LINE AMID INEQUALITIES

Poverty researchers say Singapore must do more to address the plight of its poor in the face of a widening wealth gap. The government...

BANKS, IT FIRMS MULL MOVING OFFSHORE

The manpower shortage is forcing banks and IT firms to consider moving their middle and back-end functions offshore, a shift that could hit business...

2015 BRINGS LONG WEEKENDS, SHORT BREAKS

Public holiday dates for 2015 released recently by the Manpower Ministry yielded seven long weekends, as the days off fall either on Friday, Sunday...

SURVEY AIMS TO DEFINE WORKPLACE HAPPINESS

A new survey by the non-profit Singapore Human Resources Institute (SHRI) and research firm Align Group aims to find out what workplace happiness means...

ASIAN PENSION SYSTEM HAS MAJOR WEAKNESS

According to the Melbourne Mercer Global Pension Index, which studies global pension systems on the three indices of adequacy, sustainability, and integrity, a major...

JOB HOPPING, A GOOD IDEA IF YOU ARE NOT PROGRESSING FOR...

  While some employers take job-hopping negatively, human resource practitioners said employees who have been stuck in the same position for five years could benefit...

SINGAPORE SIXTH IN MANUFACTURING MANAGEMENT

Singapore placed sixth out of 22 countries in a recent bench marking study of how well manufacturing firms are managed. Singapore’s performance was helped by...

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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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China tech firms, seeking passion and energy, promote younger staff

Chinese tech giants are in the hunt for young, energetic staff to take the place, in some cases, of veteran managers. The companies deny...

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Asia Human Capital Development Conference 2019

Many companies are driving towards the future with talents built for the yester-years. To evolve, we need to drive transformation in this unprecedented environment...

HR Festival Asia 2019