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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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South-East Asia’s first dedicated HR Tech accelerator launches in Singapore

Singapore 24 Jun 2020: The Workplace Accelerator – www.workplaceaccelerator.com –  South East Asia’s first dedicated accelerator to HR Tech start-ups has now opened for applications online. The programme defines HR Tech as companies working on any of 5 key categories that include Talent Acquisition, Talent Management, Productivity and Collaboration, HR & Admin and Workforce Management. […]

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APAC Top 10 HR & Employer Branding Consultant

I first met Sam Neo when I was shopping around for guests to participate in my new podcast about HR. We actually had to do the recording twice as the first on-site version was corrupted due to my lousy microphone connection. The next instance was conducted via Skype and it worked pretty well. Here’s the […]

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46% will increase investments in technology to improve workforce agility

40% of respondents are fully-equipped to support remote working 14% expect to offer remote working as an employee benefit in the future after seeing positive results Local companies are taking short-term measures to protect their workforce and mitigate losses 23 APRIL 2020, SINGAPORE – In a pulse survey conducted by Randstad Singapore, 46 per cent […]

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Wantedly Publishes Live Hiring Freeze Tracker For Singapore and Hong Kong

As a social hiring platform, Wantedly finds itself at the forefront in the fight for workforce retention during the Covid-19 pandemic. With the unemployment rate continuing to skyrocket in Asia during this pandemic, it begs the question: ‘Who is still hiring during coronavirus?’ Wantedly decided that more than just the companies on their platform, it […]

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7 Ways SMBs Can Leverage HR Technology at Full Scale

[guestpost]This is a guest post by Lucy Manole. She is a creative content writer and strategist at Right Mix Marketing, an SEO-focused link building agency. She specializes in writing about digital marketing, technology, entrepreneurship and education. When she is not writing or editing, she spends time reading books, cooking and traveling. You can connect with […]

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Discovering and Developing Data Scientists

In a tight labour market like Singapore, recruiting is tough. Let alone hiring for roles that are extremely hard to fill. In a survey by the Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants (AESC), the executive roles most in demand this year were predicted to be in technology, analytics and cybersecurity. One specific area of […]

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PeopleStrong is an official gold partner @ Tech HR Singapore 2020

TechHR is coming back to Singapore. Touted as Asia’s Largest HR & Work Tech Conference, Singapore’s first edition happened in Feb 2019. Bringing together 100+ speakers, 200+ partners and 3,000+ delegates, it is the only predominant HR tech conference of its scale. This year’s edition will be held at the luxurious Marina Bay Sands Convention […]

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Building Capabilities in the Digital Age

If you think getting SMEs to adopt technology is tough, you have not met charities. Better known as Social Service Agencies (NCSS lingo), Social service agencies are non-profit organisations that provide services to benefit the community. Having sat on the board of one before, I can understand their resistance. Surviving on primarily on donors’ dollars, […]

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Gamified Employee Engagement

Recently I made the reluctant decision to buy a Nintendo Switch for my kids. They never had a console before and I’m afraid they would spend the whole day on gaming and nothing else. But some relief sinks in when I got to see three of them playing co-op in Mario. They were helping and […]