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, […]

Co-working app, workbuddy, offers flexible access to professional work environments as Singapore begins to reopen

SINGAPORE, June 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — As Singapore moves to phase two of its reopening, companies are looking for better ways to maintain flexible work arrangements for the sake of business continuity and to protect employee safety. “We have partnered with over 35 of the top co-working spaces in Singapore to give people access to professional […]

89% of respondents are willing to be re-trained to avoid unemployment

findings from Randstad Workmonitor 2020 1H survey

15 JUNE 2020, SINGAPORE – Randstad Singapore‟s latest Workmonitor survey revealed that 89 per cent of respondents are willing to be retrained to ensure their employability. This sentiment is highest among mature workers, with 93 per cent of respondents aged 55 and above sharing it. Ms Jaya Dass, Managing Director, Malaysia and Singapore at Randstad […]

Survey: 2 in 3 employers say digital upskilling top their training agenda amid covid-19 pandemic

digital marketing a top skill

Singapore, 12 June 2020 – As digital transformation becomes imperative for businesses in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic, 58% of employers in Singapore are training their workforce in technology-related skills to keep their businesses viable and resilient during this period. This is one of the key findings in the recent NTUC LearningHub’s Employer Skills […]

New Qualtrics Study Finds 59% in Singapore Say They are Not Comfortable Returning to the Workplace Right Now

Qualtrics’ Return to Work & Back to Business study reveals what it would take for Singaporeans to feel confident about re-entering public life

SINGAPORE, June 11, 2020 — Qualtrics, the leader in customer experience and creator of the experience management category, today announced findings from its Return to Work & Back to Business Study, which found the majority of workers across age groups, spanning Boomers to Gen Z, in Singapore are uncomfortable going back to the workplace at present. The survey […]

Why We Need To Ditch The Annual Performance Review

S* was working in a large consulting company after a decade stint in a technology firm where regular check-ins from management are encouraged by the HR department. Not only is check-ins always forward-looking and how the company can support him, but he could also easily get validations from peers anywhere, anytime with an enabling performance […]

Sansan Takes Business Card Exchange Online

Singapore, June 4, 2020 – Sansan Inc. (Sansan), a Japanese provider of cloud-based contact management solutions for corporations, today announced that it is adding a virtual business card exchange function to its suite of offerings and introducing ‘Sansan Virtual Cards’. Sansan’s IPO on the Tokyo Stock Exchange was Japan’s biggest IPO of 2019 and it […]