Wednesday, May 22, 2019

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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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The All-seeing Eye of Social Media

Thanks to the internet and social media, we can barely keep anything a secret anymore. There are even websites and online services now that...

Top News

Seven ways AI and AR will impact future workplaces

Who is watching you? Future workplaces are likely to be filled with sensors giving real time feedback about what is happening in the physical workplace. ...

Diary

Thailand HR Tech Conference & Exposition 2019

Date: 28-29 May 2019 Venue: Royal Paragon Hall, 5th Floor, Siam Paragon This event is organized with the purpose of aiding and advising all HR professionals...

Mumbai HR Summit 2019