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Connecting Employers and Job Seekers in Minutes

I could remember the pain in volume recruitment of frontline staff during my recruitment days. We were tasked by one of the large supermarket chains to find interim staffs to help in the festive promotion of mandarin oranges as Chinese New Year was looming. There were 50 roles to fill island wide and it was […]

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Why Singapore is a hotbed for HR tech startups

[guestpost]This article is originally published on TechinAsia.[/guestpost] From the traditional record management system to the AI screening chatbot, human resources tech has progressed by leaps and bounds, growing to become a US$400 billion industry worldwide. Even the Singapore government is involved in the space. In May, the country’s Minister of State for Manpower, Zaqy Mohamed, […]

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Grabjobs Rolled Out On-demand and Gig Jobs on their Platform

Singapore, October 17, 2019 – GrabJobs, the recruitment automation platform, has just added on-demand gig work as a new feature of their jobs marketplace. This comes a few weeks after Uber officially announced their shift worker solution in the United States. GrabJobs was previously known for having pioneered recruitment automation by developing an interview chatbot that […]

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Empowering today’s connected workforce through a data-driven approach to managing hourly workers

Eugene and I connected on LinkedIn about a year back. Back then his profile was showing that he is in stealth mode of his HR Tech startup. That was during the peak of the crypto BS and naturally, I thought it is going to be another blockchain idea that the world doesn’t need. The unfolding […]

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Why Automated Reference Checking Makes Life Easier for HR

[guestpost]This is a guest post by Daniel Braithwaite, Chief Product Officer & Co-Founder for Veremark. Daniel is an expert in product design having worked across many of the leading digital design agencies in Europe and decided to create a better screening solution after having his background screened multiple times by the same company. He has […]

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Starting A Business In Singapore On A Budget As A Millennial

I bet you can’t even guess how many “entrepreneurs” are out there right now. I’m sure you’ve seen countless annoying, scammy, and make-you-want-to-skip ads all over social media on how to become an entrepreneur and make bank. Luckily for most of us, are astute enough to think twice before buying into their one-time offer for […]

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PeopleStrong expands in Asia

Over 16th July 2019, PeopleStrong announces further expansion plan in Asia. To celebrate the moment, we invited a close group of HR leaders and partners to witness the launch. Our CEO Pankaj Bansal and Chief Sales Officer Kiran Kumar joined the event with the Singapore team. Held in the newest WeWork at the reopened Funan […]

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Automating first round code interviews via a conversational chatbot

I first got to know about Adaface at this year’s HR Tech Summit in Singapore. Adaface is one of the four startups pitching at the Tech Den and I did some research into every one of them. Initially, I thought they are just another coding assessment vendor competing in a crowded space. But their idea […]

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How Alt Learning reduced onboarding cost and increased efficiency

What if we train them and they leave? What if we don’t and they stay? This is a common phrase whenever discussion surrounds training. Or in today’s context, better known as learning & development. In a research paper by Dr Amir Elnaga & Amen Imran titled ‘The Effect of Training on Employee Performance’, it affirmed […]

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How To Know If Your HR Tech Vendor is going to cost you an additional $1m

[guestpost]This is a guest post by Qian Li, an internationally recognized Fellow of Information Privacy. He is also the author for the most read article on The Privacy Advisor, an online publication by the International Association of Privacy Professionals.[/guestpost] Over these 2 years, it has been apparent that HR Tech has been playing an increasingly […]