Friday, January 18, 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...

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...

SINGAPORE AIRLINES REMAINS ATTRACTIVE EMPLOYER

Singapore Airlines has been named the republic’s most attractive employer at the Randstad Awards for the third year running. Commending Singapore Airlines for its...

4 IN 10 SINGAPOREANS WANT EARLY RETIREMENT

Almost 4 in 10 Singaporean employees want to retire at the age of 55, 10 years earlier than the retirement age set by 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...

RETENTION CONCERNS FUEL SALARIES

The latest Global Sentiment Survey from Berkley Recruitment found Singapore salaries increasing as a way of retaining staff. The survey has also revealed that...

WHATSAPP HURTS WORKLIFE BALANCE

Whatsapp group chats created specifically for work are becoming common in Singaporean offices, facilitating communication and quick responses among up to 50 people at...

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...

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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Stereotyping is a workplace problem

The ‘Beauty Premium’ and other forms of stereotyping are real, and they’re a workplace problem People say “seeing is believing”, but that’s wrong. The truth is,...

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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...