HR News Roundup – 27 July 2018

Training and productivity boost to lift wages of staff Many eldercare workers underpaid, contributing to high turnover: Lien Foundation report NTUC urges employers to raise workers’ retirement age More help for modern services workers to reskill Commentary: Expats have an edge over locals. Here’s why Commentary: For explosive growth, look to these two models of […]

HR News Roundup – 19 July 2018

Board a bus to find a new job through Workforce Singapore’s new initiative Course for intellectually disabled offers training, jobs in engineering and maintenance sector Commentary: Why do companies still hire expat staff even though they seem to cost more? Commentary: Despite flexible work arrangements, work stress has worsened   News sources – The Straits […]

HR News Roundup – 13 July 2018

Aviation sector gets $120m more to boost productivity, innovation Review of wage top-up scheme for low-income workers Degree holders face global competition in hunt for jobs The Future of Work: The brains behind robots that package goods, take stock at warehouses   News sources – The Straits Times, TODAY  

HR News Roundup – 5 July 2018

Augmented workforce to be the future of work MOM warns employers not to mis-label staff as execs, managers to avoid paying them benefits like overtime Citibank Singapore to reskill 2,000 employees by 2020 Commentary: Core to growth, yet productivity has lost its shine   News sources – The Straits Times, Channel NewsAsia, HRM Asia