Tuesday, February 25, 2020

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

MINISTRY FINDS TRAINING OUTCOMES POSITIVE

A report from the Singapore Ministry of Manpower found the majority of employers continued to provide structured training to their employees in 2012 despite...

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Singapore to Offer Cash Grant to Offset Local Workers’ Wages

With the announcement of Singapore’s Budget 2020, Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat has promised the introduction of a new scheme that will subsidise...

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Employees in India, Indonesia & China hopeful of career prospects

Employees in India, Indonesia and China are more hopeful about their career prospects than workers in any other major economy, according to a new...

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HR Summit 2020

When: 16 March - 18 March 2020 Where: RACV Royal Pines Resort & Spa Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia Marshall Goldsmith, the World’s #1 Executive Coach &...