Archive for August 2018

HR News Roundup – 31 August 2018

Singapore online hiring outlook ‘extremely positive’; demand strongest from finance and insurance: Report Financial practitioners need to be more aware of training opportunities in sector: NTUC Government accepts proposals to strengthen next workplace safety roadmap Commentary: Replacing the CEO isn’t enough to reboot corporate culture News sources: The Straits Times, ChannelnewsAsia Photo by Lucas Law…

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HR News Roundup – 23 August 2018

Overworked and low-paid, heavy vehicle drivers an accident waiting to happen Workplace Safety and Health – mixed performance in 1H2018 NTUC to set up association for freelance coaches, instructors Sacking staff is hard but let’s be adult about it   Commentary: Corporate giving – when cash isn’t always best   News sources – Channel NewsAsia,…

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HR News Roundup – 17 August 2018

Seeking a job? Apply, be screened via SMS Professionalisation, wage ladder for lift technicians a long time coming About 350 firms are on watchlist for unfair hiring policies: Manpower Minister Having fun at work is serious business   News sources: The Straits Times, Channel NewsAsia, TODAY Photo by chuttersnap on Unsplash

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HR News Roundup – 9 August 2018

First industry-run career centre for finance professionals opens   Each sector can play a role in promoting innovation: Heng Swee Keat Push for firms to tackle innovation, venture abroad at same time Commentary: Open-plan offices don’t work – it’s distracting and lacks privacy Commentary: Working hard at a relentless pace won’t help your career prospects…

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HR News Roundup – 3 August 2018

Unemployment, retrenchments creep up in second quarter: MOM Quality of trainers matters the most: SMEs New centre to help firms improve training skills Google’s job hunting service launches in Singapore   News sources – TODAY, The Straits Times, Channel NewsAsia  

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