Monday, July 22, 2019

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...

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...

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...

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Malaysia Must Adapt to IR4.0 Fast or Risk Losing Untapped Talent

Industrial Revolution 4.0 has brought with it massive, game-changing ideas and innovations that could potentially increase productivity and efficiency across multiple industries. As such,...

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Freeze on foreign worker intake in wholesale and retail sector lifted

The Malaysian government has lifted the freeze on foreign worker intake in the wholesale and retail sector. Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister, Datuk...

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DramaFree Tools for Managers

When: 20 July 2019 (Saturday) Where: TPC Kuala Lumpur, 10 Jalan 1/70D, 6000 Kuala Lumpur Time: 8.30am—5.00pm Are you finding it difficult to manage relationships at work? Always...

MERIT Asia Summit 2019