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Erin Lee – Mindfulness and Wellbeing the MBSR Way

Erin Lee is Founder and Mindfulness Coach of Mindful Moments Singapore. She is a mindfulness practitioner and advocate of mindfulness as a way of life. It is her personal vision to help more and more people learn mindfulness skills and incorporate mindfulness practice into their daily lives to improve their well-being. Erin is a Certified Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction […]

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(Podcast) Retrenchment: What is fair compensation, clear communication and empathy in letting people go?

As Singapore sinks into a technical recession, companies like RWS are among the latest to lay off staff, with some upset they were not told earlier. When they need to, how should companies manage the process of letting employees go? And what should retrenched workers do next? Lin Suling discusses the Singapore jobs market outlook […]

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4 Singapore Mental Wellness apps fighting against odds to instill awareness

 According to the findings of a recent Qualtrics study, 41.5% of employee respondents said that their mental health has declined since the COVID-19 outbreak. This is over a sample size of more than 2,000 employees surveyed at the end of March and early April 2020 in Australia, France, Germany, New Zealand, Singapore, the UK and […]

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Homegrown HR-Tech Platform Focused on Frontline Workers Turns a Profit

17-07-2020, SINGAPORE – GrabJobs is a Recruitment Automation Platform focused on frontline workers that counts over a million users. Started in early 2016, GrabJobs pioneered the use of interview chatbots in South East Asia, enabling job seekers to get hired within a day. It brought the traditional Job Platform to a new level by developing […]

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Cigna Launches ‘Check In’ to Help People Take Control of Stress at a Critical Time

HONG KONG – July 14, 2020 – Cigna’s (NYSE:CI) International Markets business today announced the launch of ‘Check In’ – a new global initiative to support people with stress care as the world continues to deal with the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. According to Cigna’s latest research, carried out in June as part […]

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A ragtag alliance of startups is helping laid-off employees get face time with employers in Singapore

With the COVID-19 outbreak, many employers were left with no choice but to reduce staff costs by retrenching current employees, cutting salaries, or placing all hiring on hold. During this unprecedented time, many firms including Grab, Gojek, AirAsia, One Championship have set up online talent directories / spreadsheets that contain information of their former employees […]

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Sweeping Workplace Changes Expected in a Post-pandemic World, Says Research From The Adecco Group

ZURICH, June 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Workers demand greater flexibility after coronavirus, with a 50/50 split of remote and office time confirmed as the universal ideal Questions raised over the hours-based contract, with 69% saying contracts should be based on results delivered rather than hours worked Boom in digital skills an unintended consequence of lockdown, […]

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pymetrics

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. […]