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Singapore HR Tech Market Map 2020

The 4th version of Singapore HR Tech Market Map is finally ready. For those who are new, I started this back in 2017 when I came across something similar from CBInsights. Attempts to find an Asian and Singapore version ended up in failure. So I did what any crazy person would do, I map out […]

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Microsoft CEO warns of Mental Health damage from permanent “work from home” arrangements

Working from home has become a new reality for many of us but Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella, is not exactly thrilled about indefinite remote working arrangements. In an interview with the New York Times, the tech leader remarked, “What does burnout look like? What does mental health look like? Hey, maybe we are burning some […]

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#13 – Jay Huang, Pulsifi

Jay Huang is the co-founder and CEO at Pulsifi. He is passionate about helping people unleash their potential. Pulsifi was founded to help organisations truly understand their people and make better people decisions, using data, predictive analytics, and AI. Pulsifi provides a People Data Platform to help organisations improve quality and efficiency in talent acquisition […]

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Is your feedback form effective?

Getting learners to fill in a feedback form after the completion of training is the norm. But how much of what is gathered is actually useful? What can you do with the data?  If you cannot derive any actionable insights from the responses, you ought to challenge the effectiveness of the questions. Because the purpose […]

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#12 – Marcus Aw Yong, Sansan

Marcus Aw Yong is responsible for leading the Sansan Global Marketing team in driving demand generation and awareness in Asia Pacific and beyond. For over 10 years, Marcus has been helping companies compete at the forefront of the digital transformation landscape, and is a firm proponent of uplifting companies in deploying the right marketing strategies […]

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Microsoft, Non-Profits and employer partners launch program to increase employability for people with disabilities in Asia Pacific

SINGAPORE – Media OutReach – 9 September 2020 – The Microsoft Enabler Program launched today pioneers disability inclusive workplaces across Asia Pacific by removing the barriers for a more diverse workforce. With more than 1 billion people with disabilities (PwDs) in the world, disability-inclusive employment can lead to 1-7% rise in GDP in Asia Pacific […]

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Personal Musings

Owning my mistakes: 6 Ideas I’ve changed my mind about

Inspired by one of my favourite writer Jason Connell, I decided to replicate the angle of his latest post and talk about the things I also changed my mind about. Jason is a man of many fields – from magic to speaking, to coaching. I first got to know about him when his post on […]

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#11 – Loke Qian Li, Straits Interactive

Loke Qian Li is an international Fellow of Information Privacy and writes for the International Association of Privacy Professionals, Data Protection Excellence Network and Bloomberg Law. Prior to joining Straits Interactive, he was Data Protection Officer and Director of an HR-tech firm. He is a co-developer and co-trainer of the module Data Protection Principles – China & […]

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#10 – Stewart Chen, Co-Founder of Hireplace

Stewart Chen is the co-founder of Hireplace, a tech platform that brings speed dating to recruitment. They connect employers and candidates in a time-limited video interview format with multiple rooms, across geographies, managed through a brilliant queuing system. A tech entrepreneur with multi exits with more than 10 years of experience with building and scaling […]

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10 reasons why you can’t afford to miss People Matters TechHR Singapore 2020!

The COVID-19 crisis not only changed our lives but our work and our world. Businesses the world over have moved billions of employees to work from home as they hunkered down to adapt to respond to the crisis and adapt themselves to this new changing reality. Year after year, the People Matters TechHR agenda has […]

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Background checks are even more essential today with work-from-home arrangements

Remote working works best if there is a high degree of trust and communication between employers and their staff. But what if your trust has been misplaced, and how can you prevent it? Without being physically in office, the temptations to cheat or commit a wrongful act can be high. Take the case of an […]