Singapore HR Tech Market Map 2018

What a 2017 it had been for HR Tech.

Singapore HR Tech Market Map 2018

Since my inaugural Singapore HR Tech Market Map in 2017,  the landscape has evolved quite a fair bit.

Compared to my 2018 update, there has been a huge gravitation towards employee engagement and analytics.

This is quite consistent with the findings by Bersin by Deloitte where they forecast an emphasis on workforce productivity.

Conrad Alvin Lim: Understanding failure and offering wisdom

Anyone who knows Conrad Alvin Lim would very likely tell you that his story is an inspiring one.

To those unaware of his story, that may sound like a frivolous statement. But once you gain an understanding of what Conrad had gone through, you’d see that he’s the real deal.

Having succumbed to bankruptcy in the year 2000, Conrad got discharged from bankruptcy seven years later, and today he holds a number of accomplishments to his name–including being a full-time online trader and investor, a trading and investment mentor, a successful entrepreneur, as well as a best-selling author.

Top Ways to Finance Your Startups

Startup ventures are always exciting because they often bring together young, energetic minds and fresh ideas.

However, there are numerous challenges to establishing a new business that would appear daunting even when you have a great business idea. Often the biggest among them is financing your startup.

Funding a new business venture is not easy in any country due to the number of uncertainties involved.

Review of Quick HR – Cloud-based HR Management Software

Improving HR Automation

It is painful to watch.

The excel sheet that has held payroll data since the company’s inception decades ago is so bloated that the time taken to open the file could allow one to make a cup of coffee, finish it up and make another.

And that’s just the beginning as it will take at least half a day to process the fifty employees payroll as new rows are created and formulas are pasted.

Big data and Recruiting: What no one is talking about?

Anwar Shaikh writes about startups, human resources, cloud technology, chatbots, analytics and all things technology. A self-trained writer, Anwar writes for Pocket HRMS, a leading provider of cloud-based payroll software for small and mid-sized businesses across India.

Anyone working in the recruiting business is well aware of the immense workload and pace the profession requires putting in.

From 0 to 500+ connections overnight

emulating the reach of a LinkedIn Premium account with a Chrome plugin

It is almost by default that any recruiters, salespeople or networkers need to have a LinkedIn account.

With millions of users on that platform, it is the easiest way to plug into a vast network which you can dissect, sort and filter.

And joining LinkedIn is free so there is no reason not to.

pymetrics

Games + AI = incredible hires

Recruitment is a constant pain point for many businesses.

From startups to SME to MNC, the importance of hiring good people cannot be emphasized enough.

Applicant tracking system (ATS) was supposed to help. Instead, typical systems deploy non-semantic matching and basically surface the resume with the best SEO.

LinkedIn helped somewhat by providing the world’s biggest database for companies and agency recruiters to mine.